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10 hrs continuous nebulization albuterol

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    Default 10 hrs continuous nebulization albuterol
    Medical Coding Books
    Does anyone know how to code infusion of albuterol continuous nebulization of 10 hrs? 10 mg albuterol
    Thanks for any help

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    Dover Seacoast New Hampshire
    Look at 94644 and 94645. For ten hours, you'd bill 94644 and 94645x9, plus J code for the Albuterol. I can't give you the exact J code for the Albuterol without knowing if it's compounded, non-compounded, unit dose or concentrated. The codes for those are J7610-J7613, and you'd post 10 units because they're all billed per mg.
    Pam Brooks, MHA, COC, PCS, CPC, AAPC Fellow
    Coding Manager
    Wentworth-Douglass Hospital
    Dover, NH 03820

    If you can dream it, you can do it. Walt Disney

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    Thanks Pam. I was confused by the notes wording of infusion and new bag as if the nebulization had infusion somehow.

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