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billing nurse visit with PPD reading

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    in peds, how many coders are billing a nurse visit (99211) for just a PPD reading?

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    As I understand the CPT guidelines, the results are included in the code for a diagnostic service, so I would not report a separate charge just for a reading itself, unless a separate service was performed in addition to this.

    http://www.physicianspractice.com/qa...in-test-coding
    Thomas Field, CPC, CEMC

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