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Reporting Anticoagulant Management Codes

Question: Can you explain the anticoagulant management codes to me? Are they billable and how do you bill them along with an E/M code? South Dakota Subscriber Answer: According to CPT®, “Anticoagulant services are intended to describe the outpatient management of warfarin therapy, including ordering, review, and interpretation of International Normalized Ratio (INR) testing, communication with patient, and dosage adjustments as appropriate.” [...]