Compliance Question of the Week

For the Week of July 6, 2020

Cardiology

Cardiology Question for the Week of July 6, 2020

Question:

How is the following scenario coded? A patient undergoes PTCA and bare-metal stenting of the LC OM1 via a SVG and an additional PTCA and bare metal stent of an OM2 lesion via a completely separate SVG.

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Laboratory

Laboratory Question for the Week of July 6, 2020

Question:

What are the codes for COVID-19 antibody testing released this spring?

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Pharmacy

Pharmacy Question for the Week of July 6, 2020

Question:

What are the main reasons for performing therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM)?

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Radiology

Radiology Question for the Week of July 6, 2020

Question:

Can code 93623 be reported with code 93650 or 93651?

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Respiratory

Respiratory Question for the Week of July 6, 2020

Question:

Can I report code 94070 if spirometry is done multiple times for bronchospasm evaluation?

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General

General Question for the Week of July 6, 2020

Question:

What documentation does my doctor need to dictate to allow code 49405–49407 as opposed to 10160?

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