AAPC - Back to school
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: new coder needs CPT

  1. #1

    Default new coder needs CPT

    AAPC: Back to School
    I need a CPT for GC Culture. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Engelwood, CO


    It's been a while since I worked for an office that did their own GC cultures, but look at 87081. That code sounds familiar. Make sure you're only coding it if your doctor is actually performing the test or running/billing for a lab that is actually performing the test.

    Becky, CPC

  3. #3


    Thank you for your help.

Similar Threads

  1. new coder - Can anyone please tell me
    By ggparker14 in forum Orthopaedics
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 06-21-2011, 09:50 AM
  2. new coder needs help with CPT(s)
    By ggparker14 in forum Emergency Department
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 06-17-2011, 03:07 PM
  3. new coder needs help - What CPT to use
    By ggparker14 in forum Orthopaedics
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-15-2011, 06:20 AM
  4. Need help with CPTs for laparotomy
    By ggparker14 in forum OB/GYN
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-13-2011, 12:27 PM
  5. new coder - Need help
    By ggparker14 in forum Orthopaedics
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-07-2011, 12:59 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.