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36415 vs 36416

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    Smile 36415 vs 36416
    Medical Coding Books
    When billing a 82962 what code is more appropriate for collection of blood for this test if taken from the finger? I'm thinking the 34616.
    Any help would be greatly apreciated.
    Susan G

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    36415 is for venous draw and 36416 is capillary so if it was a finger stick then 36416 is correct.

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