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Update – ABN Requirements

ABN required with Medicare Paps Please note: All Medicare Paps submitted to DPMG must have a copy of an Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN) signed and dated by the patient. Please send a copy of the signed ABN your office obtained from the patient at the time of her Pap screening visit. If it […]

  • Posted on: Mar 29 2016
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Update – ICD-10 Transition

August 12, 2015 Dear Valued Client: On October 1, 2015, the healthcare industry is transitioning from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM. This transition is required for all providers in every health care setting and everyone covered by the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA). Diagnostic Pathology Medical Group will be ready to receive ICD-10-CM coding information and […]

  • Posted on: Mar 29 2016
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Update – Guidelines for Adding Molecular Testing to Previous Pap

January 14, 2016 As your partner in Women’s Health and Cytology, DPMG is committed to providing accurate results, ensuring the best possible patient care. DPMG offers both the ThinPrep and SurePath liquid based cytology media. Additional testing can be ordered out of the vial including, HPV, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Trichomonas. If your practice is requesting […]

  • Posted on: Mar 29 2016
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Update – New Guidelines for HPV Testing on Medi-Cal Patients

March 14, 2016 As your partner in Women’s Health and Cytology, DPMG is committed to providing you with the latest information from Medi-Cal in regards to age and frequency for HPV testing. Effective for dates of service on or after October 1, 2015, human papillomavirus (HPV) testing codes 87624 (HPV high-risk) and 87625 (genotyping for […]

  • Posted on: Mar 29 2016
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