March 28, 2019
How do we bill for a trauma resuscitation? Are there codes for hanging fluids and packed cells? Can we use the CPR code 92950?
There is no specific code for a trauma resuscitation or for administering fluids or blood products. The CPR code is specifically for providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation; chest compression, airway support. Trauma resuscitation is best reported with a critical care code.
*This response is based on the best information available as of 3/28/19.