Question:

If we bill an electronic compatibility test on the same claim with CPT® 86920 will this trigger an edit?

Answer:

The electronic compatibility test, if billed on the same claim with CPT 86920 or 86922, will also trigger an edit because electronic and conventional compatibility testing would generally not be performed on the same date of service.

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