General Question for the Week of February 11, 2019

General Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

Which IV hydration codes are potentially impacted by a proposed RAC audit?

Answer:

The following codes are impacted:

96360 IV infusion, hydration; initial, 31 minutes to 1 hour
96361 IV infusion, hydration; each additional hour (list separately in addition to code for primary procedure)

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