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    Health Service Code 49.98Y

    Cardioversion

    NOTE:
    1. These are not to be claimed in association with HSCs outside of the electrophysiology studies (EPS) section.
    2. These may only be claimed when performed in a hospital.
    3. HSC 49.98Y may only be claimed when performed with EPS HSCs (49.98AA through 49.98U). When it is not performed with EPS, then HSC 13.72A should be claimed.
    Category:M Minor Procedure
    Base rate:$66.50

    Fee modifiers:

    No modifiers.

    Governing Rules:

    • 6.1

      If a physician performs a minor procedure and provides a service warranting a claim for an office visit or a home visit on the same day, benefits for both may be claimed only if the services and diagnoses are unrelated.

    • 6.2

      If a service is provided in a hospital emergency department, AACC or UCC, only the minor procedure or the visit benefit, whichever is the greater, may be claimed, unless the problems are emergencies and the diagnoses are unrelated.

    • 6.7.1

      If a minor procedure (M or M+) is provided with a hospital visit on the same day, only the greater benefit HSC may be claimed.