Shade Posted Thu 23rd of October, 2014 09:27:50 AM
IF CEFTRIAXONE SODIUM 250MG WAS GIVEN TO PT. IN 1GRAM WILL THE CALCULATION BE X 4 OF THE INJECTION. PLEASE HELP.
SuperCoder Answered Thu 23rd of October, 2014 11:16:19 AM
Thanks for your question. Code J0696 for Rocephin is based on 250 mg, so you need to determine how many mg your physician gives. If he gives 1 gram of Rocephin, you'll report 4 units (1 gram equals 1000 mg, so 1 gram equals 4 units of J0696). Hope this helps.
Shade Posted Mon 27th of October, 2014 08:30:59 AM
Thank you. i am on the right track then.
SuperCoder Answered Mon 27th of October, 2014 09:33:50 AM