CPT Code 95165 (2021)

CPT Code 95165 (2021)

95165 billing guidelines 2020 The professional service of preparation and provision of antigens for allergen immunotherapy  reported using CPT 95165 Professional services for the supervision of preparation and provision of antigens for allergen immunotherapy; single or multiple antigens (specify number of doses)  is often misunderstood and incorrectly coded and billed to third-party payers. This misunderstanding…

Allergy Test CPT Codes

Allergy Test CPT Codes

Looking for the CPT code for allergy testing? Reimbursement for allergy testing is based on the number of each type of test performed by the same physician and is subject to the following limitations when the coverage criteria are met Reimbursement Information: Reimbursement for allergy testing services includes the following components, Supplies (e.g., sterile diluents,…

How To Code Burns (2021)

How To Code Burns (2021)

Definition Of Burn A burn is tissue damage with partial or complete destruction of the skin caused by heat, chemicals, electricity, sunlight, or nuclear radiation. Scalds from hot liquids and steam, building fires, and flammable liquids and gases are the most common causes of burns. Inhalation injury, another type of burn, results from breathing smoke….

List Of All CPT Modifiers (2021)

List Of All CPT Modifiers (2021)

Modifier – as the name implies a modifier will modify a service / procedure or an item under certain circumstances for appropriate reimbursement. Modifiers may add information or change the description according to the physician documentation to give more specificity for the service or procedure rendered. Appending of an appropriate modifier will effectively respond to…

Examples for P9603 (2021)

Examples for P9603 (2021)

Per Mile Travel Allowance (P9603) Example 1: In CY 2018, a laboratory technician travels 60 miles round trip from a lab in a city to a remote rural location, and back to the lab to draw a single Medicare patient’s blood. The total reimbursement would be $60.00 (60 miles x $1.00 a mile), plus the…