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Blood Transfusion Help!


Cerritos, California
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Hello Everyone,

I work for an Oncology Institute with Multiple providers and recently we have started doing blood transfusions. We collect the blood at our clinics and then send them to an outside lab ( blood bank) that later send us a bill for their services & blood products (blood typing,ABO, Rh, Cross match) and we then receive PRBC and Platelets. After we receive the blood products we do the transfusion at our clinics on a separate day. I am new at this and I am having a hard time finding a way to properly bill this. So I am thinking 3 claims per transfusion?

1 venipuncture 36415 POS 11 DOS( specimen was collected)
2 Blood Bank Services -POS 81 DOS( specimen was collected)

3. Transfusion 36430 POS 11 DOS (date of transfusion)
PRBC P9021
Platelets P9035
plus infusion and saline.

Am i doing this correctly, because i am having a difficult time on how to bill for the tests done at the blood bank since are sending us an Invoice. How would I report this?

thank you in advance.