Compliance Question of the Week

For the Week of August 19, 2019

Cardiology

Cardiology Question for the Week of August 12, 2019

Question:

Is 93567 the appropriate code for the evaluation an aortic dissection without a cardiac catheterization?

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Laboratory

Laboratory Question for the Week of August 12, 2019

Question:

May I use codes 86255 and 86256 to test for Rocky Mountain spotted fever?

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Pharmacy

Pharmacy Question for the Week of August 12, 2019

Question:

What are the impacted codes for the RAC audit involving therapeutic injections and infusions?

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Radiology

Radiology Question for the Week of August 12, 2019

Question:

The code description for A9541 is technetium Tc-99m sulfur colloid, diagnostic, per study dose, up to 20 millicuries. According to the technician, when we do a lung ventilation and perfusion scan we use 50 mCi. Is it correct to code A9541 x 3?

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Respiratory

Respiratory Question for the Week of August 12, 2019

Question:

Can code 94150 be reported in addition to 94060?

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General

General Question for the Week of August 12, 2019

Question:

What are the objectives of the Open Payments program?

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