Billing for pap only on a later date from "well woman" exam


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One of our providers has asked me a question about properly coding well woman visits when the pap, (for whatever reason) occurs on a later date, separate from the initial exam. Technically, the pap should be included in the well woman exam, however, since it is being performed on a later date, we are having trouble deciding how to code it so the patient does not get billed for an uncovered well woman exam because it would fall inside the same year, which is generally all that is allowed. I hope this makes sense. I also think that it will be payer specific, but if I can have a general answer to start with, that would help a lot. Please let me know if I need to clarify anything. Thanks!!