Allergy Injection

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Question:  

We have a patient that brings in her own allergy immunotherapy serum that another doctor mixed for her and we just give her the injection. We are told to bill 96372 (Therapeutic, prophylactic, or diagnostic injection (specify substance or drug); subcutaneous or intramuscular) for the injection. Is that correct?

Answer:

Actually, you would report 95115 (Professional services for allergen immunotherapy not including provision of allergenic extracts; single injection) as this code specifically describes an allergy immunotherapy injection. Use 95117 (Professional services for allergen immunotherapy not including provision of allergenic extracts; 2 or more injections) if you give 2 or more injections.