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Jul 11th, 2019
The professional service of preparation and provision of antigens for allergen immunotherapy — reported using CPT® 95165 Professional services for the supervision of preparation and provision of antigens for allergen immunotherapy; single or multiple antigens (specify number of doses) — is often misunderstood and incorrectly coded and billed to third-party payers. This misunderstanding causes a ...
Make sure your practice is billing testing and immunotherapy preparation and provision correctly. Allergy services are on the radar of third-party payer investigation units because they have found that many practices code and bill these services wrong. Similarly, many practices fail to follow the Medicare Part B rules for billing the preparation of the allergy ...
Sep 12th, 2018
Last month, the first generic version of the life-saving EpiPen was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This is celebratory news for those with anaphylactic reaction to insect bites, foods, medications, latex, etc., which occurs in one of 50 people in the United States. EpiPen consists of the drug epinephrine and an ...
Promote coding specificity and improved quality of care. It’s extremely important to teach patients the difference between true allergic reactions to drugs and anticipated adverse effects to drugs because treatment decisions could be affected. When patients are able to accurately describe their symptoms, physicians are better equipped to improve health outcomes and generate quality data ...
Nov 3rd, 2008
Allergy suffers have a couple of new treatment options. For patients 12 years of age and older diagnosed with seasonal allergic rhinitis, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Astepro Nasal Spray—the new formulation of Astelin. New Treatment Options for Allergy Sufferers was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...