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Billing for Observation and chemotherapy on same DOS...Can we bill both?

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    Can we bill for both oberservation (any observation cpt code) and chemotherapy administration (cpt code 96450) for same date of service?

    Any feedback is very much appreciated!

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    Nashville, TN
    Yes, as long as you could prove that they were 2 separately identifiable services. It would be like billing an office visit w/ chemo. Just be sure documentation supports coding and put a -25 mod on observation E/M.

    Len Hales, RN, BSN, CPC

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