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Pulmonology Coding Alert

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Evaluate Your Options for Reporting "the other CPT"

Question: Our pulmonologist often performs chest physical therapy (CPT) for patients with cystic fibrosis. Which codes should we report for this? Subscriber Answer: CPT to assist the patient in clearing secretions is typically coded with 94667 (Manipulation chest wall, such as cupping, percussing, and vibration to facilitate lung function; initial demonstration and/or evaluation) or 94668 (Manipulation chest wall, such [...]