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Pulmonology Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:
Does Medicare Have Pulmonary Rehab Frequency Rules?

Question: Thanks for your article last month on how the recovery audit contractors are scrutinizing pulmonary rehab claims. You mentioned that coverage is capped at 36 visits, but is there a limit on frequency? For instance, can those 36 visits all happen within a nine-month period if the patient comes in weekly? Or can it happen within five years if [...]