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Pathology/Lab Coding Alert

Breast Case:

To Bundle or Not to Bundle: That is the $288 Question

Focus on specimen to make the ‘margin’ call. Everyone’s scared of “unbundling” and facing fraud charges, but don’t let that stop you from garnering legitimate pay for a separate margin exam in a breast case.  Look at the following example and you make the call. Then we’ll walk you through the how and why of coding this case. Partial Mastectomy [...]


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