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Using the Proper IV Codes

Using the Proper IV Codes

When you have a medical billing claim using codes for infusion codes 90760 and 90761, which are for Intravenous infusion, hydration; initial, up to one hour and each additional hour, up to 8 hours [list separately in addition to code for primary procedure] respectively are used for physician billing in general according to the new CPT 2006 release.

Make sure of these IV codes in your medical billing if they accurately describe the service performed and you will reap the rewards in your reimbursements.

Be sure to check out the individual carrier’s policies for paying on these codings and be aware that Medicare has specific requirements to meet prior to using these IV codes.

If you’re tired of keeping up with the fast changes in the medical coding industry and feel like your staff is doing more medical billing forms than servicing your patients and helping you run your practice, you may be finding it is time to outsource your medical billing claims to a third party partner that can keep up with the fast changes in the industry, make sure your forms are complete, and get you the quickest turnaround and fastest reimbursement on your medical billing claims. There is no downside to outsourcing your medical billing.

Look into how outsourcing your medical billing claims can benefit your practice today!

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