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Respiratory

For the Week of July 28, 2014

Question:

To report outpatient respiratory rehab services performed by the RT, what codes should be assigned?

Answer:

The following HCPCS Level II codes are available for the reporting of outpatient respiratory rehabilitation services provided by the respiratory therapist. The services are paid under the “incident-to physician services” provision for hospital outpatients.

G0237 Therapeutic procedures to increase strength or endurance of respiratory muscles, face-to-face, one-on-one, each 15 minutes (includes monitoring) 041x
G0238 Therapeutic procedures to improve respiratory function, other than ones described in G0237, one-on-one, face-to-face, per 15 minutes (includes monitoring) 041x
G0239 Therapeutic procedures to improve respiratory function, other than services described by G0237, two or more 041x

 

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