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Incompleted studies/ Myocardial Stress Test

  1. Question Incompleted studies/ Myocardial Stress Test
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    Pt was unable to complete the Persantine stress test due to extreme sob, nausea, & fatigue. Do I bill this as a 78452 , with modifier 52, or is there another cpt code to use as an interrupted study ?

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    Phoenix, AZ
    Were the Myoview and Persantine doses given and was the patient in the camera? If yes, then bill for the doses given and the 78452-53. Also make sure a report is done saying the same. If not then bill only for the services rendered. Also making sure there is a report. That's what we do. Sometimes we only bill for the Myoview and Regadenoson.
    Cyndi Allen, CPC, CIRCC
    2015 Local Chapter President, Casa Grande, AZ

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