RE: [Histonet] Billing of Immunos

From:"Weems, Joyce"

You are correct, as I understand it. No exceptions that I am aware of. JoyceJoyce WeemsPathology ManagerSaint Joseph's Hospital 5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NEAtlanta, GA 30342404-851-7376 - Phone404-851-7831 - Fax-----Original Message-----From:[]On Behalf Of Cazares,RuthSent: Friday, October 22, 2004 3:39 PMTo: histonet@lists.utsouthwestern.eduSubject: [Histonet] Billing of ImmunosHello Histonetters, I have a question regarding Immuno billing.  If a case has parts 1 & 2,and immunos ( 2 antibodies ) are done on 4 blocks of part 1, how manyimmuno charges can be billed?  There seems to be some disagreement onthis.  I have always known it to be one charge per specimen perantibody.  What are the exceptions, if any ?   Thanks, Ruth Cazares ***  Confidentiality Statement ***This e-mail is intended only for the use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed and may contain information that is privileged and confidential. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient, please notify the sender immediately by replying to this message and then delete it from your system. Any review, dissemination, distribution, or reproduction of this message by unintended recipients is strictly prohibited and may be subject to legal restriction.Thank you for your cooperation._______________________________________________Histonet mailing listHistonet@lists.utsouthwestern.edu Notice ** The information contained in this message may be privileged and is confidential information intended for the use of the addressee listed above. If you are neither the intended recipient nor the employee or agent responsible for delivering this message to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution or the taking of any action in reliance on the contents of this information is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify us immediately by replying to the message and deleting it from your computer.Thank you. Saint Josephs Health System, Inc.

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