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infusion of DHE

  1. Default infusion of DHE
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    Requested opinion on correct infusion code to report for administration of DHE (dihydroergotamine). Provider is currently reporting chemotherapy administration, IV infusion 96413/96415. It is the provider's opinion DHE falls into the heading of "other highly complex drug".

  2. Smile Dhe
    I use 96374 and J1110. I looked up your code in the 2012 CPT and asked my doctor's opinion (in case he wanted me to start using your code) and he felt it is not a highly complex drug. That being said he did mention there are certain side effects, but would not use that code. He uses it for some Migraine patients, if that makes a difference.

    Just our opinion

    Ann Foreman, CPC
    Mallory Family Wellness
    Loveland, CO

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