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Leucovorin and Oxaliplatin

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    Default Leucovorin and Oxaliplatin
    Clearnace Sale
    Normally our office gives Leucovorin and Oxaliplatin concurrently. I have a question regarding the correct administration codes to use. We give concurrently for two hours:

    Currently we bill: 96413 & 96415 ---chemo admin
    J9263 Oxaliplatin
    96368 ---non-chemo admin
    J0640 Leucovorin

    My question is can we also bill 96366 for the additional hour of non chemo administration since it is also given over a two hour period.

    (these are in seperate bags)

    Thank you for any help
    Dee, CPC
    Tn Cancer Specialists
    Knoxville, TN

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    Hi Dee,

    I found your query under the General threads and posted a reply there...


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    Grand Rapids, MI
    If I am understanding your question correctly, the Oxaliplatin is given 2 hours and the Leucovorin concurrently for 2 hours, then it would be billed:

    1 x 96413 Oxaliplatin
    1 x 96415 Oxaliplatin - additional hour
    1 x 96368 Leucovorin

    Note- 96368 concurrent can only be for 1 unit irregardless of the time. Hope that helps.

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