Respiratory

Respiratory Question for the Week of February 5, 2018

Question:

What code should be assigned for the management of CPAP services?

Answer:

The following CPT® code may be used for the initiation and subsequent management of CPAP or BiPAP. Services are billed per day, not per hour, for CPAP and BiPAP.

94660 Continuous positive airway pressure ventilation (CPAP), initiation and management

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