Compliance Question of the Week

For the Week of September 16, 2019

Cardiology

Cardiology Question for the Week of September 16, 2019

Question:

Where is the catheter placed for a non-selective abdominal aortogram with bilateral lower extremity arteriograms?

Read the Answer
Posted in Cardiology | Comments Off on Cardiology Question for the Week of September 16, 2019

Laboratory

Laboratory Question for the Week of September 16, 2019

Question:

How is CMS considering changing the laboratory DOS exception mentioned in last week’s question?

Read the Answer
Posted in Laboratory | Comments Off on Laboratory Question for the Week of September 16, 2019

Pharmacy

Pharmacy Question for the Week of September 16, 2019

Question:

What are some examples of when medications would not be reasonable and necessary according to accepted standards of medical practice?

Read the Answer
Posted in Pharmacy | Comments Off on Pharmacy Question for the Week of September 16, 2019

Radiology

Radiology Question for the Week of September 16, 2019

Question:

Both planar and single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) bone scan images of the lumbar spine were obtained. Would you report both 78300 and 78320?

Read the Answer
Posted in Radiology | Tagged , | Comments Off on Radiology Question for the Week of September 16, 2019

Respiratory

Respiratory Question for the Week of September 16, 2019

Question:

When would I report code 95813?

Read the Answer
Posted in Respiratory | Tagged | Comments Off on Respiratory Question for the Week of September 16, 2019

General

General Question for the Week of September 16, 2019

Question:

What was the National Emphysema Treatment Trail (NETT)?

Read the Answer
Posted in General | Comments Off on General Question for the Week of September 16, 2019

Looking for an answer?

CPT® copyright 2018 American Medical Association (AMA). All rights reserved.

Fee schedules, relative value units, conversion factors and/or related components are not assigned by the AMA, are not part of CPT, and the AMA is not recommending their use. The AMA does not directly or indirectly practice medicine or dispense medical services. The AMA assumes no liability for data contained or not contained herein.

CPT is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.