HCPCS Code A9552 | Description & Billing Guidelines

HCPCS Code A9552 | Description & Billing Guidelines

HCPCS A9552 covers Fluorodeoxyglucose f–18 fdg, a radioactive form of glucose, and is administered to the patient with an injection. What Is Fluorodeoxyglucose f–18 fdg? Fluorodeoxyglucose f–18 fdg is a radioactive form of glucose. It can be produced by bombarding fluorine, F18. It has a half-life of approximately 110 minutes. Fluorodeoxyglucose f–18 fdg, gets destroyed…

Radiopharmaceuticals HCPCS Codes – List & Guidelines (2022)

Radiopharmaceuticals HCPCS Codes – List & Guidelines (2022)

Radiopharmaceuticals are used in the field of nuclear medicine as tracers in the diagnosis and treatment of many diseases. Many radiopharmaceuticals use technetium-99m (Tc-99m) which has many useful properties as a gamma-emitting tracer nuclide. In the book Technetium a total of 31 different radiopharmaceuticals based on Tc-99m are listed for imaging and functional studies of…

(2022) How To Bill Ace Bandage – HCPCS Codes, Billing Guidelines & Reimbursement

(2022) How To Bill Ace Bandage – HCPCS Codes, Billing Guidelines & Reimbursement

Elastic bandages are those that contain fibers of rubber (latex, neoprene), spandex, or elastane. Roll bandages that do not contain these fibers are considered non-elastic bandages even though many of them (e.g., gauze bandages) are stretchable. HCPCS codes A6442-A6447 describe roll gauze-type bandages made either of cotton or of synthetic materials such as nylon, viscose,…

(2022) HCPCS Codes For Compression Stockings – Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement & Modifiers

(2022) HCPCS Codes For Compression Stockings – Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement & Modifiers

A gradient compression stocking described by codes A6531 or A6532 or a non-elastic gradient compression wrap described by code A6545 is covered when it is used in the treatment of an open venous stasis ulcer. HCPCS Codes For Compression Stockings (A6531 & A6532) The CPT Code for compression stockings are A6531, A6532, and A6545 are…