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Pediatric Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:

Know Care Level, Understand Bundled Procedures

Question: A patient reported to our pediatrician with congestion, wheezing, and coughing. In addition to billing for an evaluation and management (E/M) service, we also billed for pulse oximetry, two nebulizer treatments, and albuterol. Because our provider could not get the pulse ox up, she also tried deep nasal suction (we just suction the nose - we don't go into [...]