AMA CPT® Assistant - 2000 Issue 4 (April)

Medicine Pulmonary (April 2000)

April 2000 page 11-end Coding Consultation Pulmonary, Medicine, 94640, 94664, 97535 (Q&A) Question Can I report code 94640 more than once when an aerosol treatment is performed on the same date? When should codes 94664 and 94665 be reported? Should code 97535 be reported for the patient instruction of the respiratory equipment used in conjunction with 94664 and 94665? AMA Comment Code 94640 is reported for inhalation treatment for an acute airway obstruction, such as asthma or croup, and can represent an aerosol or nebulized administration of the appropriate medication, as prescribed by the physician. The term "nonpressurized"...

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