Re: [Histonet] Charge for packaging slides for sendouts
I think I was the one who initiated this discussion. I need to
summarize the responses, but I can tell you that there are labs that
bill the patient (cash or charge card since insurance won't pay for
this) for sending their slides out to another medical institution. We
are thinking about charging the express shipping to the patient's charge
card since we can no longer afford to absorb this cost.
Richard W. Cartun, Ph.D.
Director, Immunopathology & Histology
Assistant Director, Anatomic Pathology
80 Seymour Street
Hartford, CT 06102
(860) 545-0174 Fax
>>> "Weems, Joyce" 01/09/07 6:22 PM >>>
It seems that it we just recently had this discussion, but I was unable
to find it by searching. I don't remember what the consensus was, but if
I recall correctly, there is no CPT code that will allow us to charge a
handling fee for recuts, packaging, and shipping cases. One more time...
what are you doing in this regard?
Thanks in advance! j
Saint Joseph's Hospital
5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30342
404-851-7376 - Phone
404-851-7831 - Fax
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