Frequently Asked Questions
According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), asthma is an underlying medical condition that may be associated with more severe disease if you are infected with COVID-19. This said, it is still unknown whether COVID-19 will trigger asthma exacerbations or whether having asthma puts you at a higher risk for contracting the disease.
Attach the appropriate size mouthpiece on the input side of the Peak Flow Meter. Slide the indicator to the bottom (zero) side of the scale. Take a deep breath, put your mouth tightly over the mouthpiece and blow out hard and fast as possible, a short sharp blast. You do not have to expel all of the air in your lungs. The final position of the indicator is your PEFR (peak expiratory flow rate).
Consumers should contact their individual insurance company to determine whether the purchase of a nebulizer system or peak flow meter is covered by their insurance.
Your Insurance company may ask for the CPT code:
General aerosol treatment non-pressurized – CPT 94640
First treatment: CPT 94664
Second treatment: CPT 94665
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