Proposed 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Proposed 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
2020 versus 2019 allergy/immunology RVUs and rates by CPT code
CPT Code
HCPCS
Description2019 RVUs2019 payment;
CF = $36.0391
2020 proposed RVUs2020 proposed rates;
CF = $36.0896
Percent change 2019 – 2020 proposed
95004Percut allergy skin tests0.12$4.320.12$4.330.1%
95012Exhaled nitric oxide meas0.57$20.540.56$20.21-1.6%
95017Venom testing; percutaneous and intradermal0.23$8.290.23$8.300.1%
95018Drug/biological testing; percutaneous and intradermal0.61$21.980.60$21.65-1.5%
95024Allergy test, intradermal0.23$8.290.23$8.300.1%
95027Allergy titrate-airborne0.13$4.690.14$5.057.8%
95070Bronchial allergy tests1.05$37.841.05$37.890.1%
95071Bronchial allergy tests1.03$36.971.00$36.00-2.91%
95076Ingestion challenge test; first 120 minutes3.43$123.613.36$121.26-1.9%
95079Ingestion Challenge test; each additional hour2.42$87.212.41$86.98-0.3%
95115Immunotherapy, one injection0.26$9.370.25$9.02-3.7%
95117Immunotherapy injections0.3$10.810.30$10.830.1%
95144Antigen therapy services (single dose vial)0.41$14.780.42$15.162.6%
95145Antigen therapy services (1 venom)0.81$29.190.87$31.407.62%
95146Antigen therapy services (2 venoms)1.5$54.061.59$57.386.1%
95147Antigen therapy services (3 venoms)1.55$55.861.6$57.743.4%
95148Antigen therapy services (4 venoms)2.23$80.372.34$112.245.1%
95149Antigen therapy services (5 venoms)2.97$107.043.11$112.244.9%
95165Antigen therapy services (multi-dose vial)0.4$14.420.41$14.802.6%
95170Antigen therapy services0.3$10.810.31$11.193.5%
95180Rapid desensitization3.92$141.273.85$138.94-1.6%
94010Spirometry1$36.041.00$36.090.1%
94011Spirometry (forced expiratory flow) (up to 2 years of age)2.48$89.382.48$89.500.1%
94012Spirometry (forcced expiratory flow before and after bronchodilator) (up to 2 years of age)4.02$144.884.02$145.080.1%
94013Measurement of lung volumes (FRC), FVC, ERV up to 2 years of age0.55$19.820.56$20.212.0%
94014Patient initiated sprirometry recording per 30 days, education, transition, tracing, data capture, analysis, physician review and interp.1.58$56.941.58$57.020.1%
94060Bronchodialtion responsivemenss, sprimonetry pre and post bronchodilator admin.1.68$60.551.66$59.91-1.1%
94070Bronchospasm provocation eval. Multiple spirometric determinations, with administered agents1.69$60.911.67$60.27-1.0%
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