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Breathe Deep, Code This Nebulizer Treatment with Caution

Question: A patient with a new diagnosis of asthma came to our practice to be educated on the correct use of a nebulizer and to receive a first treatment of albuterol. Can we bill for both the education, the treatment, and the spirometry measurements? And can we also bill for the medication, nebulizer mouthpiece, and tubing? Pennsylvania Subscriber Answer: The [...]