Question:

If you do the AHG technique, do you report all three of the codes, or just 86922?

Answer:

To avoid triggering an NCCI edit, report the immediate spin technique described by 86920 and/or the AHG technique described by 86922 if performed. The incubation technique is considered a sequential procedure that is bundled into 86920. Only those crossmatching techniques used should be included in the claim. The billing unit should reflect the number of times the technique is performed.

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