Fw: Image Analysis CPT code.

From:"marvin hanna" <mhanna@histosearch.com>

-----Original Message-----
From: Jennings-Siena, Debbie <ds.jennings-siena@baylordallas.edu>
To: 'Awbrey, Donald' <DonaldAwbrey@texashealth.org>
Cc: 'histonet@pathology.swmed.edu' <histonet@pathology.swmed.edu>
Date: Monday, September 11, 2000 6:56 PM
Subject: RE: Image Analysis CPT code.

>The CPT code for image analysis is:
> 88358 for tumor
> 88356 for nerve
> 88355 for muscle
>I hope this is what you needed.
>Debbie J. Siena, HT(ASCP)
>Histopathology Manager
>Baylor University Medical Center
>Dallas, TX 75246
>214-820-2465 vm
>214-820-4110 fax
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Awbrey, Donald [mailto:DonaldAwbrey@texashealth.org]
>Sent: Friday, September 08, 2000 9:32 AM
>To: 'histonet@pathology.swmed.edu'
>Subject: Re: Image Analysis CPT code.
>Diana (confused),
>I don't know what the CPT code is for image analysis on
>slides, but the code for image analysis on Feulgen stained slides is 88358.
>may be the same, I don't know.
>The CPT code for ER and PR by immunohistochemistry will be the same as any
>other immuno'  88342.
>Confused??  I resemble that remark!!
>Donald G. Awbrey, HT(ASCP) QIHC
>Electron Microscopy / Image Analysis
>Donald Awbrey@TexasHealth.org
>************************Original Message**************************
>Greetings, Histonet.
>Can anyone tell me the appropriate CPT code for image analysis of
>hormone receptors, specifically, ER and PR, on IHC stained slides?
>Also, which code should I be using for ER and PR by IHC, 88342 or
>As usual, I'm soooo confused!!
>Diana Goodwin,  HT
>Trenton,  NJ

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