Pharmacy

Pharmacy Question for the Week of December 28, 2020

Pharmacy Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

Can we bill for a sequential infusion in addition to 96413 when a single bag contains multiple drugs or substances?

Answer:

Do not bill for a sequential infusion in addition to 96413 when a single bag contains multiple drugs or substances. The billing of sequential infusion is meant to represent the work unit associated with administering a separate infusate.


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