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Pathology/Lab Coding Alert


Avoid Pitfalls When Reporting Multiple Infectious Agent Antigens

Ensure compliance with policy manual update. When your lab bills codes from the range 87260-87899 (Infectious agent antigen detection…), you better scrutinize how you report multiple organisms if you don’t want to run afoul of Medicare policy. Read on to learn how CMS updated instructions for these codes in chapter 10 of the 2017 NCCI Policy Manual in a way [...]