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Central line placement for moderate sedation

Date: Jan 26, 2023


Can we code placement of a central line separately to 36556 in addition to 99152 when the physician is using the line for administration of sedation meds in a patient with no IV access? The physician is performing lower extremity arterial interventions.

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