For the Week of October 3, 2022

Do you know if we are able to report codes 36215–36218 to define catheter placement when performing angioplasty?

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Do any new codes exist for reporting the transfusion of medicine-related GSP services?

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CT of the head without contrast is performed in the morning, and a CT of the head with contrast is performed on the same day in the afternoon. Is it correct to code this scenario using 70450 with 70460 separately accompanied by modifier 59, or choose just 70470?

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Will ventilator management services be covered if provided via telehealth?

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