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Ketamine Infusion Updates

The following posts are Barby Ingle’s story with undergoing IV-Ketamine Infusions. from Feb 2009 – Jan 2011. She is still doing well and undergoing booster therapy every 3-4 months. 

February 2009

The anticipation of this journey is coming to a head. One of the leading RSD specialists in the United States is Dr. Robert Schwartzman. I have heard others say that their wait was up to five years to get …

 

Here is the Ketamine Infusion Protocol I use and has worked for me

Here is the Ketamine Infusion Protocol I use and has worked for me.
April 11, 2012 at 2:48pm

Here is the protocol I use
Ketamine Infusion Information
This is based on Barby’s treatments as well as many other patient references. Keep in mind that every patient is different and your doctor is the one to determine what will work best for you.

Pre K-Infusion
Testing
Laboratory
Cardiac
Psychological evaluation

Hospital-based infusions
Five-day in-patient stay
An …

 

Billing codes for IV-Ketamine Cocktail Infusions

Billing codes for IV-Ketamine Cocktail Infusions

Ketamine Billing Codes

Codes for outpatient: IV Ketamine Outpatient Codes
Code Item
99213 Outpatient E&M Established Patient
96365 IV Infusion therapy/P
96366 Iv-infusion therapy P
36000 Intro Needle/Intracat
93041 Rhythm ECG 1-3 leads
J3490 Ketamine, IV
J2405 Ondansetron HCL Injection
J2765 Metoclopramide HCL Injecton
J2250 Injection Midazolam Hydroch
J7030 Infusion Normal Saline

INPATIENT Codes (I dont have the codes for the lab work, but it is done each day)…

 

People often ask what test they should have before getting Ketamine Infusions – Here are my suggestions.

People often ask what test they should have before getting Ketamine Infusions – Here are my suggestions.
November 23, 2011 at 9:47am

So many people ask me what test they should have before they get Ketamine Infusions to see if there may be any contraindications. Below is the list of testing that I went through before my initial treatment. The ones with “*” next to them are the ones I highly suggest you do for …