What is the difference between 88341 and 88342?

What is the difference between 88341 and 88342?

Code 88342 should be used for the first single antibody procedure and is reimbursed as one unit only. Code 88341 should be used for each additional single antibody for each specimen, and is reimbursed up to a maximum of 9 units.

How do you code a hydration infusion?

According to the American Medical Association (AMA), CPT code 96360 is used to report intravenous (IV) infusions for hydration purposes. The code is used to report the first 31 minutes to 1 hour of hydration therapy.

What is the code for gross and microscopic examination?

Service code 88302 is used when gross and microscopic examination is performed on a specimen to confirm identification and the absence of disease.

What is cpt88374?

Morphometric analysis, in situ hybridization
CPT®: 88374 – Morphometric analysis, in situ hybridization (quantitative or semi-quantitative), using computer- assisted technology, per specimen; each multiplex probe stain procedure.

Can 88341 and 88342 be billed together?

Note: Do not use more than one unit of 88341, 88342, 88344 for each separately identifiable antibody per specimen.

Does Medicare pay for 88341?

3. Medicare does not pay for duplicate testing. Immunocytochemistry (e.g., CPT codes 88342, 88341, 88344, 88360, 88361) and flow cytometry (e.g., CPT codes 88184-88189) should generally not be reported for the same or similar specimens.

What is the CPT code for IV hydration?

CPT Definition: 96361: Intravenous Infusion, hydration; each additional hour (list separately in addition to code for primary procedure)

What is the difference between hydration and infusion?

Hydration is defined as the replacement of necessary fluids via an IV infusion which consists of pre-packaged fluids and electrolytes. Hydration services are reported by using CPT codes 96360 (initial 31 minutes to 1 hour) and 96361 (each additional hour).

What is the CPT code for gross examination?

Gross examination of a specimen is an integral component of pathology consultation during surgery (CPT codes 88329-88334) and surgical pathology gross and microscopic examination (CPT codes 88302-88309).

What is surgical pathology gross and microscopic examination?

Surgical pathology involves gross and microscopic examination of surgical specimens, as well as biopsies submitted by surgeons and non-surgeons such as general internists, medical subspecialists, dermatologists, and interventional radiologists.

Does 88342 need a modifier?

If you billed it global 88342 with no modifier you will receive full reimbursement. However if your team is like mine counting on RVU’s for the work they performed; then you would bill each 88342 with the appropriate 26 or TC modifier so each provider receives their entitled RVU’s.

How do you code 88341?

Add-on CPT code 88341 would be used for each additional single probe stain procedure per specimen. When multiple separately identifiable antibodies are applied to the same specimen (i.e., multiplex antibody stain procedure), use one unit of 88344.