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A recent billing audit we conducted for one of our clients led to a very serious finding that affects all pathology practices in Florida. We learned that several new 2014 CPT codes for immunohistochemistry stains (G0461, G0462 and 88343) are not listed on the 2014 Florida Medicaid fee schedule.Read More
On Wednesday, August 27, 2014, CMS contractors eGlobalTech and Palmetto GBA hosted a webinar on CBR201407, a recent comparative billing report on Immunohistochemistry and Special Stains. A team from Vachette Pathology attended, including myself, and have the following to offer in summary.Read More
We all know or understand the basic idea of The Medicare National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI), which establishes edits that are used to bundle service codes together. The basis for this is to outline certain billing codes that cannot be billed with other codes, indicating codes that further define some portion of the first code.Read More