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    my coworkers and I need clarification on coding the professional fees for an inpatient stay

    BLOOD IS DRAWN FOR LAB WORK ORDERED BY PHYSICIAN (CBC, INR, PTT). I SAY CODE 85027, 85610, 85730. BUT SHE SAYS CODE 36415, 85027, 85610, 85730.

    please help...thanx

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    You need to check who is billing the lab work if the hospital lab is then you can not charge for any of it the lab would bill for it

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