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Rev Code 636 Drugs

  1. #1
    Burlington, VT
    Arrow Rev Code 636 Drugs
    Medical Coding Books
    I would like feedback on a good definition for this code. We had an audit done and the auditor kept mentioning that this rev code determines the payment for pass-through drugs. I am under the impression that it is the Payment Status Indicator, not the revenue code that CMS uses to determine reimbursement methodology.

    I would greatly appreciate comments and resource info on this issue.

    Sondra Hayden, CPC

  2. #2
    Seacoast- Dover New Hampshire
    We use UB-04 and all our drugs must have the 636 Rev codes. I am not on the payment end. We are a CAH.
    Karen Barron, CPC
    Hampton New Hampshire Chapter

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