Question:

Are there charges generated for 94760?

Answer:

Because pulse oximetry is used as a monitor rather than as a diagnostic tool there is no charge generated for 94760 or 94761. There are no additional charges generated for time spent in attendance by the respiratory care therapist or monitoring of the patient.

This question was answered in our Coding Essentials for RT/Pulmonary Function. For more hot topics relating to respiratory services, please visit our store or call us at 1.800.252.1578, ext. 2.

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