AMA CPT® Assistant - 1998 Issue 8 (August)

Hematology and Coagulation, 85095, 85102 (Q&A) (August 1998)

August 1998 page 11-end Coding Consultation Hematology and Coagulation, 85095, 85102 (Q&A) Question Can my physician report codes 85095 and 85102? We are under the impression that we can not bill codes from this section, since they are not pathologists. Please Advice. AMA Comment From a CPT coding perspective, both CPT codes 85102 and 85095 are placed in the pathology and laboratory section of CPT, even though they represent procedures of obtaining the biopsy and aspiration, rather than laboratory procedures. As CPT is not a strict classification system, there may be some procedures that appear in sections other...

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