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HELP! Billing Stress Test for Medical

  1. Unhappy HELP! Billing Stress Test for Medical
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    Please-please help! I am new to billing and we have billed for a Stress Test for a Medical patient, apparently there is a code set for a stress test that is used for Medical patients only but after much frustration and many phone calls I have not been able to find any answers!! Please help! FYI: It was an adenosine stress test. Thank you for any help!!

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    What codes are you using???

  3. #3
    We use 93015, which is with physician supervision, with interpretation and report. You can check your case with this series.
    Girish Dadhich, CPC

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    If the pt had a nuclear stress test the codes are 3 and is bundled 93015,78452,A9500 with adenosine you add the J0152 and the amount of units use for the test. I hope that help

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    In addition, if this is a Medicare or MA patient you would split the codes as follows:
    Hope you are finding what you are looking for.

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