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    Does anyone have some input regarding the Six Minute Walk Test. My Providers are considering asking patients to do one when necessary.

    Is it paid by any/all insurances?

    Are you having any issues getting reimbursed?

    Do you feel it is worth introducing to the practice?

    Any special billing rules?

    Thanks in advanced for any/all input

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    CPT 94620 appears to be a covered Medicare service, status indicator X, payment $50 -$70 on the facility side.

    Pulmonary stress testing; simple (e.g., 6-minute walk test, prolonged exercise test for bronchospams with pre- and post-spirometry and oximetry)

    LCD's on CMS web-site:
    Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation

    Hope this helps,
    Anthony McCallum, CPC, CIRCC, CPC-I, CCS

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