Technical Component (TC) of Physician Pathology Services
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Regulatory News Topic
Medicare Claims Processing Transmittal 1440 (CR 5943), released February 7, 2008, announces that CMS will extend for six months the provision that allows independent laboratories to continue to bill Medicare directly for the technical component of certain physician pathology services provided to hospitals.
Date of Insight Article
Tuesday, September 02, 2008
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