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Pulmonology Coding Alert

Readers Question:

Immunotherapy and E/M Service Can Go Hand in Hand

Question: My pulmonologist assessed a patient suffering from severe pain and fever due to a peritonsillar abscess and the patient received her scheduled bimonthly series of allergy immunotherapy for allergic rhinitis due to dander. What would I report? Texas Subscriber  Answer: You can report 95115 (Professional services for allergen immunotherapy not including provision of allergenic extracts; single injection) and an E/M service [...]