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    Need help from the lab guru's. My GYN doc reviewed under microscope a smear of discharge from a patients breast.

    How would you code this? We are a CLIA waived and a PPMP lab only.

    Thanks
    Rgreen
    Rhonda Green, CPC

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rgreen0118 View Post
    Need help from the lab guru's. My GYN doc reviewed under microscope a smear of discharge from a patients breast.

    How would you code this? We are a CLIA waived and a PPMP lab only.

    Thanks
    Rgreen
    If what was basically done was a wet mount, then 87210 with dx code 611.79.
    Arlene J. Smith, CPC, CPMA, CEMC, COBGC

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