Archive for The Day of May 3rd, 2006

Archive for the Day of May 3rd, 2006

Welcome to the medical billing blog archive for the day of May 3rd, 2006.

Here you will find links to every article added to the Outsource Management Group web site during May 3rd, 2006.

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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

Medical Billing Questions – Is Oxygen a Separate Code?

If you’re having trouble finding an oxygen administration coding in the CPT, the reason is that there is no specific oxygen administration codings for your medical billing. When a patient requires oxygen, the use of the oxygen is bundled into the day’s EM services. When a doctor prescribes the oxygen, you should use the appropriate office visit code that describes the procedure and services performed by the physicians that necessitates the need for oxygen. Full documentation of the medical billing claim will insure that your bundled oxygen administrations codings get full reimbursement. For example, if you have a physician who performs a detailed examination and incurs moderate complexity decision making

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