Procedure coding for allergists & immunologists an educational guide by Lynn M. Forbes

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Published by Armour Pharmaceutical Co. in Collegeville, PA .

Written in English

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  • Immunology -- Terminology -- Code numbers.,
  • Allergy -- Terminology -- Code numbers.

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Other titlesProcedure coding for allergists and immunologists.
Statement[Lynn M. Forbes].
ContributionsArmour Pharmaceutical Company.
LC ClassificationsRC582 .F67 1992
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Paginationviii, 145 p. ;
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1344055M
LC Control Number92230448

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The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Immunology Procedures is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association. Subscribe to Codify and get the code details in a flash. An allergist-immunologist diagnoses and manages disorders involving immune system conditions such as asthma, anaphylaxix, rhinitis, and eczema as well as adverse reactions to drugs, foods, and insect stings; also immune deficiency diseases and problems related to autoimmune disease, organ transplantation, or malignancies of the immune system.

Code is the unlisted procedure code to be used for those services not described by another code in the allergy immunology section. When submitting an unlisted procedure code to a payer, send supporting documentation for the services as well as the fees charged. The AAAAI offers coding resources for the practicing Allergist / Immunologist.

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Questions and answers, summarized by category, are updated regularly. The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Allergy and Clinical Immunology Procedures is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association. Subscribe to Codify and get the code details in a flash.

performed including application or patch testing, the code for photo patch testing (CPT code ) is to be reported, not CPT code (patch or application tests) and CPT code (photo tests). Allergy testing is covered when clinically significant symptoms exist and conservative therapy has failed.

Allergy testing includes the. The CPT guidelines also indicate that any service or procedure performed should be documented in the patient’s medical record to support the code(s) chosen. If a service or procedure provided by the physician or other healthcare provider is not described in the CPT book, the unlisted procedure code for the appropriate section should be chosen.

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Job Title Educational Requirements Median Salary () Job Outlook ()* Allergists: Medical Degree: $, (for allergist-immunologists)**. Supplies and/or drugs used in the testing are reported with code and/or HCPCS J codes. E/M codes are used for physician monitoring of testing If the physician supplies the agent, report code or the specific HCPCS code If the physician administers the agent, refer to code.

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Professional/Technical Component (PC/TC) Indicator. Key Indicator or Procedure Code Status Indicator, which is a Medicare assigned "Indicator. The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Qualitative or Semiquantitative Immunoassays.

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Coding and billing are not addressed during A/I fellowship training. This session aims to equip new allergists, fellows in training and practice managers new to the allergy specialty with the information necessary to effectively and appropriately code and bill for allergy procedures and services.

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