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Prevent Emphysema Now!

Information for Physicians on the Diagnosis and Treatment of COPD

Introduction
Making the Diagnosis of COPD
How to Test for Emphysema
Who Should Be Treated
Suggested Treatment Emphysema
Other Therapy for Emphysema
References
Resources
Appendix A
Pulmonary Function Reimbursement (as of 6/03)
Sponsors
 

Appendix A

Pulmonary Function Reimbursement (as of 6/03)

 

Indication ICD 9 CM Code
Shortness of Breath 786.09
Cough 786.2
Chronic Bronchitis 491.
Emphysema 492.
Asthma 493.
COPD 496.
Pre-operative Respiratory Exam V72.82
History of Tobacco Use V15.82

 

Description CPT
Code
Average Reimbursement
Spirometry 94010 $30
Bronchospasm Evaluations 94060 $57
Maximum Voluntary Ventilation 94200 $18
Respiratory Flow Volume Loop 94375 $37

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