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coding for a 48 hour holter monitor

  1. Default coding for a 48 hour holter monitor
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    since there isn't a cpt code for a 48 hour holter monitor, I was wondering how to bill these, if i would use the 24 hour cpt code times 2 units, or if there is another way, or if only 24 hours can be billed.
    thank you

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    We bill 2 units and our system also allows us to put a "through date" in so put the day the test ended in that field. We have not had any issues doing it that way. Hope this helps!
    Susie Corrado, CPC
    ENT Coding/Billing

  3. #3
    Duluth, Minnesota
    we bill it twice - once for each date. (because it "is" 48 hours, two different dates of service.
    {that's my opinion on the posted matter}
    Donna, CPC, CPC-H

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