by Jared Staheli
June 29th, 2015
The applicable bill types for screening Pap smears are 12X, 13X, 14X, 22X, 23X, and 85X. Use revenue code 0311 (laboratory, pathology, cytology). Report the screening pap smear as a diagnostic clinical laboratory service using one of the HCPCS codes shown in §30.5.B.
In addition, CAHs electing method II report professional services under revenue codes 096X, 097X, or 098X.
Effective April 1, 2006, type of bill 14X is for non-patient laboratory specimens.