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87880 for Culture Throat or Strept Test?

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    Hi All,
    Is 87880 is the code for Culture Throat and for Strept Test?
    AND
    Can we bill Strept Culture and Strept Test when done in the clinic?

    Thanks and have a Happy Holidays everyone.

    IM

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    We used 87880 for rapid strep test and billed the insurance for the test. The insurance companies paid us for the test.

    Cathy

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    Thanks and I coded it right...HNY

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