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Coding and Payment Guide for Laboratory Services, 2006

Ingenix

Coding and Payment Guide for Laboratory Services, 2006

by Ingenix

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Elsevier Health Sciences .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Practice Management & Reimbursement,
  • Medical

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12135510M
    ISBN 101563378329
    ISBN 109781563378324
    OCLC/WorldCa63767170

    Coding and Payment Guide for Laboratory Services Correct Coding Initiative Update vIndicates Mutually Exclusive Edit No CCI edits apply to this code. No CCI edits apply to this code. v, , J T, T, T, T, , Clinical payment and coding policies are based on criteria developed by specialized professional societies, national guidelines (e.g. Milliman Care Guidelines (MCG)) and the CMS Provider Reimbursement Manual. Additional sources are used and can be provided upon request. The clinical payment and coding guidelines are not intended to provide billing or coding advice .

    Looking for books by Ingenix? See all books authored by Ingenix, including ICDCM Professional for Physicians (Physician's IcdCm), and Facilities and Ancillary Service Ingenix University, Comprehensive Instruction to Effective Facility and Ancillary Coding, and more on   A payer representative recently wrote to Coding Edge with a problem: “A clinical pathologist is also the medical director of a hospital-based laboratory. He is paid a hospital salary for his services as the lab director. He has been billing lab codes with modifier 26 Professional component appended.

    Medicare Coding Rules for Clinical Laboratory Services. When coding individual clinical laboratory procedures, the following coding rules apply: (a) Select the name of the procedure that most accurately identifies the service being performed. The listing of a procedure under a particular specialty in the CPT does not restrict its use to that. Availability: DEC - Medco Consultants, Inc., PO BOX, , Fresh Meadows, NY, [email protected]


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