AMA CPT® Assistant - 2007 Issue 12 (December)

Medicine (December 2007)

December 2007 page 15a Bonus Feature:Medicine Question: A chemotherapeutic medication is given intravenously from 8:00 am to 10:00 am with Leucovorin concurrently administered from 8:00 am to 10:00 am. In this scenario, one unit of 96413 and 96415 are reported for the chemotherapy. May code 90766 be reported in addition to 90768 for the second hour of the Leucovorin administration? Answer: Add-on code 90768, Intravenous infusion, for therapy, prophylaxis, or diagnosis (specify substance or drug); concurrent infusion (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure), should be reported once for the concurrent Leucovorin infusion described. Because code 90768...

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