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Pulmonology Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:
Don't Always Reach to E/M During Allergy Injection Visits

Question: If a patient came to our practice to receive allergy injections that were prescheduled, can a separate E/M code be reported for the visit? If so, should a modifier 25 be appended to the E/M code? Virginia Subscriber Answer: If the patient came for a prescheduled visit in which only allergy injections were administered, you should look at what other services [...]