Compliance Question of the Week

For the Week of September 18, 2017

Cardiology

Cardiology Question for the Week of September 18, 2017

Question:

Can we assign the coronary mechanical thrombectomy code (92973) for an aspiration thrombectomy catheter?

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Laboratory

Laboratory Question for the Week of September 18, 2017

Question:

How can I check on the test complexity for a specific test system?

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Pharmacy

Pharmacy Question for the Week of September 18, 2017

Question:

What code and modifier should be used to report an injection of the biosimilar drug infliximab?

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Radiology

Radiology Question for the Week of September 18, 2017

Question:

Is there a CPT® code to use when performing a chest and abdominal single-view on an infant located in the neonatal ICU? We now use 71010 (radiologic examination, chest; single view, front) and just include a reading of the abdomen within the chest report. Is this correct, or would it be appropriate to do the same view as described and send the same view to two separate orders (chest 71010 and abdomen 74000)?

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Respiratory

Respiratory Question for the Week of September 18, 2017

Question:

Can code 94726 be reported with code 94727?

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General

General Question for the Week of September 18, 2017

Question:

One of our staff has identified a Medicare overpayment. What should we do?

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