Can a laboratory bill CPT code 87077 for urine definitive identifications? Or are urine identifications limited to 87088?
Our hospital coders are questioning the NCCI edit that appears when using code 96372 with 51702 and also code 93005 with a 51701. We are not sure why an injection code would bump up against a Foley or why an EKG would bump up against a straight cath. Any
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Our hospital has trouble getting paid for code 94762. Can we provide any guidelines on why this may be occurring since we have met the medical necessity requirements?
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My question relates to CPT code 93660 (evaluation of cardiovascular function with tilt-table evaluation, with continuous ECG monitoring and intermittent blood pressure monitoring, with or without pharmacological intervention). Is it ok to use modifier 51
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During orthopedic surgical procedures, when a c-arm is utilized and spot images are submitted for interpretation, can we bill for both the fluoro guidance and the images taken?
In your February 9 question of the week, you state that a hospital can bill code 93351 for stress echo when it is performed per its description.
Would code 88305 or 88307 be assigned to identify an evaluation of breast biopsies?
What is the correct code for flow cytometry?
What CPT code would be best to use for a non-contrast shunt series that includes AP and lateral views of head, neck, chest and abdomen? In the Coder's Desk Reference for 75809, it states that contrast is used.
What code would you recommend for an MRI perfusion study of the brain?
Does Medicare pay for a technician to collect specimens for nursing home patients?
I have been told that CPT code 36598 cannot be billed with any other service on the same day and that it is bundled into code 71020. Can you tell me whether this is the case? I cannot find anything on the CMS website to verify this.
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