Laboratory Question for the Week of November 11, 2019

Laboratory Compliance Question of the Week


Is there a P-code(s) that represents directed donor unit?


There is not a specific set of P-codes that represent either the autologous or directed donor unit. When transfused, the billable charge is to be reported with the P-code that most accurately represents the product.

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