Is there a CPT® code for concurrent administration of a chemotherapy agent?


The CPT® code series for chemotherapy does not include a specific code for concurrent administration of a chemotherapy agent. When coding a concurrent administration of a drug in addition to a chemotherapeutic administration, the most likely scenario is that the additional drug is not a second chemotherapy agent and is best coded accurately from the series for drug administration. If the drug is a chemotherapy agent, the American Medical Association (AMA) instructs providers to report CPT 96549 (unlisted chemotherapy procedure), the unlisted procedure code for concurrent chemotherapy services

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