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    Can you bill an 87210 from an a Physicians office? If so does a modifier need to be present? Please help!

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    Tacoma, WA
    Quote Originally Posted by amylk View Post
    Can you bill an 87210 from an a Physicians office? If so does a modifier need to be present? Please help!
    Yes, 87210 is commonly called a "wet mount" and is used in ob/gyn for looking at vaginal secretions for infections. No modifier is needed.
    Arlene J. Smith, CPC, CPMA, CEMC, COBGC

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    it is my understanding that MA/Access does not pay for this.

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