AMA CPT® Assistant - 2007 Issue 3 (March)

Medicine: Hydration, Therapeutic, Prophylactic, and Diagnostic Injections and Infusions (Excludes Chemotherapy) (March 2007)

March 2007 page 10c Coding Communication:Medicine: Hydration, Therapeutic, Prophylactic, and Diagnostic Injections and Infusions (Excludes Chemotherapy) Question When reporting code 90761, Intravenous infusion, hydration; each additional hour, is it appropriate to only report 8 additional hours with this code? AMA Comment For CPT 2007, code 90761 has been revised to remove the reporting limitations for infusions with a duration of greater than eight hours. The descriptor now allows infusions to be reported for each additional hour, without regard for a predefined limit. Medicine: Hydration, Therapeutic, Prophylactic, and Diagnostic Injections and Infusions (Excludes Chemotherapy) (March 2007). CPT® Assistant. 2007; March...

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