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Thread: billing PAS/AB cocktail 88312+88313?

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    Question billing PAS/AB cocktail 88312+88313?

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    Can a pathologist charge for both the technical and professional when he performs a PAS/AB cocktail and documents the reasons for both?

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    Document not only the reasons, to justify medical necessity, but the results to justify the pro charge. If you did it, report it in writing and in code.

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    Lightbulb Technical charge?

    What about the technical charge? Is it still okay to charge both codes on the technical side, even though its considered one stain?

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    Two techs equal two pros and vice versa.

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