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HELP!! 6 Minute Walk - 94620

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    Our physician did a 6 Minute Walk with a patient for the first time. The only thing measured was distance. Can we bill 94620 when this was the only thing measured?

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    They didn't measure o2 sats?

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    No, just how far they were able to walk within that 6 minutes.

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    If no O2 stats were recorded you cannot bill 94620-- the cpt code specifically states "with pre and post spirometry and oximetry" furthermore, a 6min walk by definition is a pulmonary diagnostic test, so bp, respirations and oximetry should at least be reported....
    I would not bill
    sorry
    Louise CPC

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