Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

Laboratory:
Here's How the 99000 Gamble Could Pay Off

You can forget about Medicare reimbursing this code. When your ob-gyn performs a Pap smear and sends it to an outside laboratory, you might be tempted to report 99000 — but you may be rolling the dice. Almost all will include or deny the line item (hence raising your AR and write-offs). So here are some tips for reporting this [...]


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