Compliance Question of the Week

For the Week of September 20, 2021

Cardiology

Cardiology Question for the Week of September 20, 2021

Question:

Is there a specific CPT® code for myocardial perfusion SPECT/CT scan?

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Laboratory

Laboratory Question for the Week of September 20, 2021

Question:

How many separately timed specimens can we bill for when reporting 81050?

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Pharmacy

Pharmacy Question for the Week of September 20, 2021

Question:

How do we use 78740?

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Radiology

Radiology Question for the Week of September 20, 2021

Question:

We performed a sentinel node localization on a patient. We injected the radiopharmaceutical, did a lymphangiogram, then sent the patient to surgery. We coded 78195 and 38792 but are getting denied. Do you know what the problem is?

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Respiratory

Respiratory Question for the Week of September 20, 2021

Question:

Are separate procedure codes for electromyograms included when reporting 94772?

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General

General Question for the Week of September 20, 2021

Question:

If an infusion is stopped because the patient is having an adverse reaction to a drug, can we still charge for the infusion?

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