Awareness : Did You Know? 2015-2016

Did You Know? Weekly Educational Series 20

For the Week of January 18, 2016-Respiratory

Question: When billing 94640, is there a limit on the number of inhalation treatments that may be given?

Answer: According to the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) Policy Manual for Medicare Services, CPT code 94640 should only be billed once during a single patient encounter regardless of the number of separate inhalation treatments that are administered.