RE: FS Billing

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From:"MacDonald, Jennifer" <>
To:"Histonet (E-mail)" <>, 'Eckman John' <>

I had questioned this a few years ago.  Our pathologists cut all of their
own frozen sections but we bill the technical.  I was told that we could
bill the technical to cover the costs of the reagents, equipment etc.  The
hospital provides all of this and are therefore entitled to the revenue.

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> From: 	Eckman John[]
> Sent: 	Thursday, February 03, 2000 10:35 AM
> To: 	Histonet (E-mail)
> Subject: 	FS Billing
> Hello,
> Can anyone comment on billing of frozen sections in terms of the
> professional and technical components?  The pathology practice cuts most
> all
> frozens but the hospital bills for the technical component.  Is there a
> way
> that the path group can bill for both technical and professional services
> related to frozens?
> John Eckman, MHS
> Rose Pathology Associates
> AAPA Web Site Subcommittee

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