CodeMap® Compliance Briefing: February 8, 2019
Neither CMS nor the AMA made any significant changes to the codes and reimbursement amounts that providers use to report pap smears in 2019. However, we think providers should review these codes periodically to ensure they are accurately and appropriately reporting pap smears and related services. This review is necessary because of the large number of both CPT® and HCPCS codes providers may choose from to report pap smears. In addition, providers must consider a number of variables built into the pap smear coding system developed by both the AMA and CMS. Also, in this CodeMap® Compliance Briefing, we will review the Medicare coverage requirements for screening pap smears. Once again, providers should be familiar....
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