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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:
Should You Report the Culture Codes? Find Out

Question: My ob-gyn saw a patient who had pus in the breast and did an incision and drainage (I&D). What are the CPT® codes for a breast smear and a breast culture? Florida Subscriber Answer: You will not be reporting the culture or smear. The lab will choose which lab code to use based on the type of culture the [...]

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