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Breaking Down Specimen Collection Complexities for Respiratory Therapy

Specimen collection can be an important part of performing respiratory therapy services. Which codes represent specimen collection services? There are several distinct codes for reporting these services. These include 36415, 36591, 36592, 36600, and 89220. Let’s review the fundamentals of each service to build success this year and beyond. Types

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RT Pulmonary Rehabilitation 2022 Explained

Pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) has experienced some changes in 2022 including new codes. By gaining better comprehension of this service, RT healthcare coding and billing professionals can help ensure accurate coding while safeguarding full reimbursement. Let’s take a look at some of the details and changes that will impact your coding

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2022 Remote Therapeutic Monitoring Coding Explained

Coding changes have arrived for 2022, and some key new codes are now available for respiratory therapy. These new codes are intended for remote therapeutic monitoring. With such new codes in play, coders and compliance officers may have several questions surrounding the coding. When is it appropriate to use each

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Comprehending Polysomnography Codes 95782–95783

Polysomnography continues to be one area of outstanding challenge when coding for respiratory and pulmonary services. Reviewing the foundations of polysomnography will help bolster successful CPT® coding and compliance. By gaining better comprehension of this area, healthcare coding and billing professionals can help ensure accurate coding while safeguarding full reimbursement.

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Respiratory tract infection shown on x-ray due to coronavirus

Ventilation Assist and Management: Clarifying Common Questions

During this public health emergency, a lot of talk is centered around ventilators and the critical role this equipment plays in treating patients with COVID-19. Granted, in a time of crisis where hospitals are (or have the potential to be) overwhelmed with patients requiring lifesaving care, documentation and compliance aren’t

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