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Billing for digital pathology consults

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    Magic City - Birmingham, AL
    Default Billing for digital pathology consults
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    If we invest in the digital scanning of Path slides and send as consults or receive digital consults, is there any new billing to consider? I would think received consults would still qualify as 88321, referred slides prepared elsewhere.
    Is there any thing in the works to be added to CPT codes next year?

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    We are also looking into this, I think billing will be the same for this, that is what we are being told

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    Magic City - Birmingham, AL
    Thanks, figured it should be. Let me know if you find out differently.

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    Magic City - Birmingham, AL
    Does any one know if digital pathology is one of the performance Cat II codes like the Breast/Colon physician quality initiative?

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