RE: Hirshsprung's bx's billing question

From:"Horn, Hazel V"

You can not bill per slide.   Billing is based on each specimen type.  The
specimen types are listed in the CPT code book.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Lance Erickson []
> Sent:	Tuesday, November 26, 2002 3:29 PM
> To:
> Subject:	Hirshsprung's bx's billing question
> I was wondering how other labs are billing for these biopsy cases if
> multiple slides full of levels are cut. Can you bill for more than one
> slide? I don't do the billing here but I was just wondering what the
> consensus was. I was also wondering if there was a specific legal answer
> to this question. Any info? Thanks
> Lance Erickson
> Anatomic Pathology Supervisor
> Primary Children's Medical Center
> Salt Lake City, UT
> (801) 588-3110

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