The AMA had made several changes to the Infusion therapy section of CPT over the years but there is still a lot of confusion when reporting these codes. There are initial codes for a session, and then add on codes to represent many different scenarios for administering different drugs, subsequently or concurrently.
Moreover, there is a hierarchy that tells in what order these administration codes should be reported in the office. Reporting the drugs administered correctly is also critical because of the high cost of many of these drugs to the physician in supplying the drugs.
Get a general understanding of the infusion codes and the appropriate assigning of these codes with our expert Lynn M. Anderanin. There will be an Infusion Administration Table that will simplify this coding. Our expert will also reference free information on the web related to drug coding and pricing.
Here are a few topics covered in the session:
Who should attend? Physicians, coders, administrators, auditors, coders, nurses in the specialties of rheumatology and clinical oncology, or any other specialty performing infusions in the office.
Lynn Anderanin, CPC, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, COSC, is the Sr. Director of Coding Education for Healthcare Information Services, a physicians revenue cycle management company. She has over 35 years experience in all areas of the physician practice, and specializes in Orthopaedics. Lynn is currently a workshop and audio presenter. She is a former member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) National Advisory Board, and has served...
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