AMA CPT® Assistant - 2014 Issue 3 (March)

Coding Brief: Pulmonary Diagnostic Testing and Therapies, Codes 94060, 94400, 94770, 94640 (March 2014)

March 2014 page 11 Coding Brief: Pulmonary Diagnostic Testing and Therapies, Codes 94060, 94400, 94770, 94640 Code 94060 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 94060, Bronchodilation responsiveness, spirometry, as in code 94010, pre- and post-bronchodilator administration, is utilized for the measurement of forced vital capacity and pulmonary flow rates before and after the use of a bronchodilating medication and includes two measurements. Code 94060 differs from code 94010 in that the administration of the bronchodilator is not included in code 94010. The bronchodilator supply is reported separately with code 99070, Supplies and materials (except spectacles), provided by the physician...

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