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    Default 36415 (venipuncture)

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    Will Medicare pay for venipuncture for collecting the prothrombin time blood sample? (36415)

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    Apr 2007
    Lincoln, NE


    I haven't coded for Family Practice for several years but when I did 36415 WAS paid by medicare when billed for lab draws.

    Julie, CPC

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    For 36415 we receive $3.00 when we bill with lab codes.
    Desiree Balladin CPC, CCS-P, PCA
    Billing Manager

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