Pathology/Lab Coding Alert

Anatomic Pathology:
Leap Across Lymph-Node Coding Pitfalls in 5 Steps

Identify biopsy, resection, or bundled. Missing a lymph-node-resection exam could cost your pathology practice $270, but separately reporting bundled lymph nodes could cost you a claim denial. Don’t be intimidated: Four easy steps can help you master written and unwritten rules to perfect coding for the following services: 88305 (Level IV - Surgical pathology, gross and microscopic examination; Lymph node, [...]