HCPCS Code for Screening cytopathology, cervical or vaginal (any reporting system), collected in preservative fluid, automated thin layer preparation, requiring interpretation by physician G0124
HCPCS code G0124 for Screening cytopathology, cervical or vaginal (any reporting system), collected in preservative fluid, automated thin layer preparation, requiring interpretation by physician as maintained by CMS falls under Screening Examinations and Disease Management Training .
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This should be a simple question but it's one that my coworkers don't agree on.
If a patient with commercial insurance has an annual gyn exam and pap smear done in the office - besides 9939... [ Read More ]
Is it appropriate to use 88141 for physician interpretation of Medicare screening pap smears?
Example: a lab tests a screening pap smear uses G0145. The pap requires interpretation by a physician. Me... [ Read More ]
The following codes are valid for BCBSMS wellness program for a pap smear:
G0145... [ Read More ]
The concept of a professional / technical component does not apply to CPT 88142 (G0123 - HCPCS) so you would not want to add modifier TC. There are separate codes available for the pathologist actual... [ Read More ]
Okay, again, my understanding is the 8000 series is for laboratory use. Unless you are reading your own pap smears, you should not use those for collection and interpretation. The G0... [ Read More ]
[B][COLOR="Navy"]quick catchup - what CPT codes screening vs diagnostic, our providers are billing G0124, G0144, 88141 to Medicare and getting G0124 & G0144 denied? Thanks!!![/COLOR][/B]... [ Read More ]
[SIZE="3"][COLOR="Navy"][B]Is it possible to bill screening & diagnostic pap smear at the same time? Say something like...
88141 - 795.01
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For regular annual pap, we use v72.31 as primary dx, 99394-99397 (age appropriate E/M) and either Q0091 or 88150 for the pap (88150 is a CLIA waived test and may be reported if performed in th... [ Read More ]
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Most patients dont realize the differences among screening diagnosis and treatment. When a patient comes into the office for a preventive visit and it turns into acute care many patients think their i... [ Read More ]