Respiratory Question for the Week of January 11, 2021

Respiratory Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

What is the new code for the exercise test for bronchospasm?

Answer:

For 2021, code 94617 was revised slightly to pave the way for new CPT® code 94619, which describes exercise testing without electrocardiographic (ECG) recording.

94619 Exercise test for bronchospasm, including pre- and post spirometry and pulse oximetry; without electrocardiographic recording(s)


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