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    Rapid Strep with subsequent Strep Screen by Bacitracin

    If an office does a rapid strep test (87081) and then subsequently performed a strep screen by bacitracin (87880), do we bill both of these? We have been billing both and I'm noticing some denials coming back saying that 87081 unbundles to 87880, but there is no CCI edit and I have been unable...
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    Strep throat

    Provider Gives the code J02.0 , positive strep test, group A streptococcus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere Would you change the code to J02.8 with the B95.0 code as the infectious agent ? What about if a provider saw a Pt with a negative strep test but still codes J02.0 ? Our...