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Pulmonology Coding Alert

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Beware of Ownership Issues Before Billing Pulse Oximeter Reading

Question: Is it true that I should only report 94762 as a technical component? Therefore, if a physician in our practice interprets the overnight pulse oximeter reading, I should not bill any code unless the patient is physically present in the office; is that correct? Can I bill 94762 when a patient does this at home? Our office owns the equipment. [...]