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77293 Applies to Hospital Based Radiation Services

Question: Is code 77293 applicable for only the hospital based radiation services? Alaska Subscriber Answer: CMS will not provide separate payment for the new respiratory management service, +77293 (Respiratory motion management simulation [List separately in addition to code for primary procedure]) in the hospital outpatient environment. However, you should list it as a separate line item on all claims where the service [...]