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Can Oxygen Therapy During E/M Be Billed Separately? Find Out

Question: Our clinician recently ordered for oxygen therapy to a patient in the office during an E/M service. Can this service be reported separately or should it be considered part of the E/M service performed? Kansas Subscriber Answer: As oxygen therapy during office visits by patients is part of the E/M service, you cannot code the therapy separately. There is also no [...]