Radiology Question for the Week of June 27, 2016

Question:

Intravenous glucagon was administered during magnetic resonance enterography in addition to Gadavist. Can we bill for glucagon too? This is for global billing.

Answer:

Yes, glucagon can be billed in addition by the party/entity that incurs the expense for this drug. The following Level ll HCPCS code should be used: Injection, glucagon hydrochloride, per 1 mg

J1610 Injection, glucagon hydrochloride, per 1 mg

 

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