AMA CPT® Assistant - 2011 Issue 5 (May)

Updated Reporting Instruction for Hydration Infusion (Code 90760) (May 2011)

May 2011 page 7 Updated Reporting Instruction for Hydration Infusion (Code 90760) The CPT Assistant Newsletter (September 2008; p 10) featured a Q&A pertaining to the reporting of the then numbered hydration-infusion-code 90760, Intravenous infusion, hydration; initial, up to 1 hour. The following is an update on the reporting instruction and the intent and use of the hydration code 96360, which was revised in the CPT® 2009 codebook. The September 2008 Q&A is reproduced below. Medicine: Hydration, Therapeutic, Prophylactic, Diagnostic Injections, Infusions, 90760 (Q&A) Question: If a stat normal saline or other hydration infusion (500 or...

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