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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Radiology and Laboratory Services Handbook : 2 Independent Laboratory : 2.2 Services, Benefits, Limitations, and Prior Authorization : 2.2.2 Laboratory Handling Fees and Reference Laboratories : Outpatient Hospital Providers
An outpatient hospital may be reimbursed for a laboratory handling charge (procedure code 99001) for each independent laboratory to where it sends specimens when the laboratory handling charge is not being billed through other methods.

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