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Pathology/Lab Coding Alert

Medicare Policy:
Review Your AP-Pro-Fee DOS Practices

Specimen-collection date may be wrong. When you bill the professional component of anatomic pathology (AP) services, you  might need to change the way you report the date of service (DOS). News flash: Although CMS says this isn’t a “new or revised Medicare policy,” the recent MLN Matters SE17023 sets the DOS for separately-billed AP professional component as “the date the [...]