Payment for Review of Laboratory Test Results by Physician (Rev. 1, 10-01-03)

by  Jared Staheli
July 9th, 2015

Reviewing results of laboratory tests, phoning results to patients, filing such results, etc., are Medicare covered services. Payment is included in the physician fee schedule payment for the evaluation and management (E and M) services to the patient. Visit services entail a wide range of components and activities that may vary somewhat from patient to patient. The CPT lists different levels of E and M services for both new and established patients and describes services that are included as E and M services. Such activities include obtaining, reviewing, and analyzing appropriate diagnostic tests.

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Payment for Review of Laboratory Test Results by Physician (Rev. 1, 10-01-03). (2015, July 9). Find-A-Code Articles. Retrieved from https://www.findacode.com/articles/payment-for-review-of-laboratory-test-results-by-physician-rev-1-10-01-03-27159.html

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