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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Inpatient and Outpatient Hospital Services Handbook : 4 Outpatient Hospital (Medical and Surgical Acute Care Outpatient Facility) : 4.2 Services, Benefits, Limitations, and Prior Authorization : 4.2.20 Respiratory Services : Diagnostic Testing
Nitric oxide expired gas determination (FeNO) measurement provided in the physician’s office or outpatient hospital setting is considered medically necessary as an adjunct to the established clinical and laboratory assessments for diagnosing and assessing asthma, predicting exacerbations, and evaluating the response of a patient with asthma to anti-inflammatory therapy.
Claims for nitric oxide treatments may be submitted using procedure code 95012. Hospital providers must include the following when submitting claims for procedure code 95012:
Procedure code 94010 or 94060, when submitted in conjunction with procedure code 95012, may only be reimbursed in an office or outpatient hospital setting, and is not reimbursed for critical care, emergency care, or anesthesiology.

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