An infusion of 15 minutes or less is coded as a push. A stop time is not required for an IVP.
Here is an online lesson on injection and infusion coding that explains the hierarchy and use of modifier 59:
Another article: http://justcoding.com/262316/unravel...ding-confusion
A list of IVP you might see given in the ED to get you started: http://www.rphworld.com/viewlink-25619.html
I would add Adenosine, Atropine, Dilaudid, Demerol, Morphine and Insulin.
A list of IV drips (therapeutic infusions): http://www.rphworld.com/viewlink-25629.html
I would add insulin and Heparin.
Other IV infusions include electrolyte replacement (Magnesium, K-riders aka KCL, Phosphorus and Calcium), IVPB antibiotics/antifungals (Ampicillin, Azithromycin, Bactrim, Cefazidine, Cefmetazole, Cefoxitin, Flagyl, Gentamycin, Tobramycin, Vancomycin, Levoquin, Rocephin, Zosyn and Zyvox)
That should get you started!
- ICD-10 Trainings
- Comprehensive Courses
- CPC (Certified Professional Coder)
- COC (Certified Outpatient Coder)
- CIC (Certified Inpatient Coder) NEW!
- CRC (Certified Risk Adjustment Coder) NEW!
- CPB (Certified Professional Biller)
- CPMA (Certified Professional Medical Auditor)
- CDEO (Certified Documentation Expert – Outpatient) NEW!
- CPPM (Certified Physician Practice Manager)
- CPCO (Certified Professional Compliance Officer)
- VIEW ALL CERTIFICATIONS
Coding / Billing Solutions
- Audit / Compliance Solutions
Job Experience / Apprentice Removal
News / Discussion
- Other Resources
- Book Store
- Log In / Join