Unsatisfactory pap smears

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If the cytotech reads a pap smear and finds that the specimen is unsatisfactory for interpretation, can i bill 88142 because the smear has been reviewed if i use 795.08 (unsatisfactory pap)? If yes, then would i need any special coding when the repeat specimen comes in to indicate that this replaces the first specimen? Most of my patients are medicare or medicaid.
 

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Unsat Paps

I have a similar question about billing for the pathologist's review of the specimen...can we bill for the 88141? If so, or if not, does anyone have references to that information?

Thank you!
 
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