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Spirometry testing?

Kelly Posted Tue 09th of October, 2012 20:44:20 PM

What are the common codes for spirometry testing in a physicians office?

SuperCoder Answered Tue 09th of October, 2012 20:57:46 PM

Procedures that your pulmonologist might have performed include:

• 94010 -- Spirometry, including graphic record, total and timed vital capacity, expiratory flow rate measurement(s), with or without maximal voluntary ventilation

• 94060 -- Bronchodilation responsiveness, spirometry as in 94010, pre- and post-bronchodilator administration

• 94070 -- Bronchospasm provocation evaluation, multiple spirometric determinations as in 94010, with administered agents (e.g., antigen[s], cold air, methacholine)

• 94620 -- Pulmonary stress testing; simple (e.g., 6-minute walk test, prolonged exercise test for bronchospasm with pre- and post-spirometry and oximetry)

• 94664 -- Demonstration and/or evaluation of patient utilization of an aerosol generator, nebulizer, metered dose inhaler or IPPB device

• 94640 -- Pressurized or nonpressurized inhalation treatment for acute airway obstruction or for sputum induction for diagnostic purposes (e.g., with an aerosol generator, nebulizer, metered dose inhaler or intermittent positive pressure breathing [IPPB] device

• 94667 -- Manipulation chest wall, such as cupping, percussing, and vibration to facilitate lung function; initial demonstration and/or evaluation.

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