Respiratory Question for the Week of August 13, 2018

Posted Posted in Question of the Week, Respiratory

Question:

Can the following codes be billed on the same date of service (DOS)?

94640 Pressurized or nonpressurized inhalation treatment for acute airway obstruction for therapeutic purposes and/or for diagnostic purposes such as sputum induction with an aerosol generator, nebulizer, metered dose inhaler or intermittent positive pressure breathing (IPPB) device

94664 Demonstration and/or evaluation of patient utilization of an aerosol generator, nebulizer, metered dose inhaler or IPPB device