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    Apr 2007
    St. Louis

    Default CPT Code for Collection of Blood

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    Patient came into Urgent Care to have blood drawn for PT/PTT & Sed Rate. We send the blood to the lab, what is the CPT code for the handling fee for the blood draw? Thanks


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    Apr 2007


    Isnt it 36415?
    Melissa Tescher, CPC, CPMA, CEMC Compliance and Coding Specialist
    Willamette Valley Professional Services member National Advisory Board 2013-2015

  3. #3
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    Apr 2007
    St. Louis


    Thank you, my brain must be on Ciesta Time.

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    Default blood draws

    can you bill for both the venipuncture 36415 and the handling fee 9900

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    no you can not bill both codes they will disallow one.

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