Compliance Question of the Week

For the Week of August 13, 2018

Cardiology

Cardiology Question for the Week of August 13, 2018

Question:

Can you please provide information about Medicare billing for cardiac device replacement claims?

Read the Answer
Posted in Cardiology, Question of the Week | Comments Off on Cardiology Question for the Week of August 13, 2018

Laboratory

Laboratory Question for the Week of August 13, 2018

Question:

Does CMS provide a list of the conditions that it considers medically necessary for a urinalysis?

Read the Answer
Posted in Laboratory, Question of the Week | Comments Off on Laboratory Question for the Week of August 13, 2018

Pharmacy

Pharmacy Question for the Week of August 13, 2018

Question:

If a drug is not listed in the Medicare ASP or NOC file, does that mean it’s not covered?

Read the Answer
Posted in Pharmacy, Question of the Week | Comments Off on Pharmacy Question for the Week of August 13, 2018

Radiology

Radiology Question for the Week of August 13, 2018

Question:

When a hysterosalpingogram is performed, can 76830 and 76831 be billed if documented, or is the 76830 inclusive?

Read the Answer
Posted in Question of the Week, Radiology | Comments Off on Radiology Question for the Week of August 13, 2018

Respiratory

Respiratory Question for the Week of August 13, 2018

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

Read the Answer
Posted in Question of the Week, Respiratory | Comments Off on Respiratory Question for the Week of August 13, 2018

General

General Question for the Week of August 13, 2018

Question:

Can providers still submit non-electronic claims to Medicare?

Read the Answer
Posted in General, Question of the Week | Comments Off on General Question for the Week of August 13, 2018
CPT® copyright 2017 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.