AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2006 Issue 1; FOR your INFORMATION

Billing instructions for allergy testing

Hospitals should report charges for CPT codes for allergy tests to reflect the definition of the code and should bill the appropriate number of units for the code reported. The following table lists the assignments of CPT codes for single and multiple allergy tests. Multiple allergy tests (Report per encounter)Single allergy test (Report per test)95056, Photosensitivity tests 95060, Eye allergy tests 95078, Provocative testing 95180, Rapid desensitization 95199, Unlisted allergy/clinical immunologic, service or procedure 95004, Percutaneous allergy skin tests 95010, Percutaneous allergy titrate test 95015, Intradermal allergy titrate-drug/bug 95024, Intradermal allergy test, drug/bug 95027, Intradermal allergy titrate-airborne 95028, Intradermal...

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