I routinely bill this code with a screening diag code of Z12.4. However,
most payers won't pay it when coupled with an annual visit daig code of
Z01.411/Z01.419 stating it is included in annual visit. Is there a trick to
getting this pap code paid at the same time as an annual?
If we bring the patient back for a pap yearly due to abnormal cells, we
have no problem getting it paid with the office visit code. Just thought I
Kara L. Andrews, R.M.A.
Gynecology of Venice, P.L.
241 Nokomis Ave. S., Ste. A
Venice, FL 34285