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Recently, WPS providers in Jurisdiction J5 and J8 began receiving denials of Medical Necessity on G codes submitted to Medicare for IHC stains performed on or after 8/1/2014. After further review, the culprit was identified…Local Coverage Determination (LCD) #L33219.Read More
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