AMA CPT® Assistant - 2010 Issue 1 (January)

Pathology and Laboratory: Surgical Pathology (Q&A) (January 2010)

January 2010 page 11d Pathology and Laboratory: Surgical Pathology (Q&A) Question: Is it appropriate to report CPT code 88321, when in fact, there has already been one consult provided and billed for the same material, including a review of the pathology report? Answer: Yes, it would be appropriate to report CPT code 88321, Consultation and report on referred slides prepared elsewhere, if the attending (requesting) physician requests the pathologist to review pathology specimens from another institution(s) and the pathologist provides that interpretation and report. Pathology and Laboratory: Surgical Pathology (Q&A) (January 2010). CPT® Assistant. 2010; January 2010...

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