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Pediatric Coding Alert

Handling Codes:

Know When 99000 Applies Outside of Specimen Shipping

In some cases, you can report 99000 even if you aren’t facing a transport charge. You may think you can use 99000 only when your practice incurs a transportation charge, but in reality, you can collect from private payers for pre-transport prep work to an outside lab after you check out the code’s CPT guidelines. Count Specimen Preparation Under 99000 [...]

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