Tag: 88305

Proposed Medicare 2017 Reimbursement Schedule Whacks Biopsy Payments; Digital Pathology Payments Up

| July 20, 2016 | 3 Comments

The bread and butter of every surgical pathologist, the 88305 biopsy code, among others for larger specimens, face a significant reduction for technical cost reimbursement.  The professional reimbursements are expected to change very little. The proposed reimbursement for an 88305 of under $3o I believe is getting close to what it may cost many labs […]

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Bye Bye 88305 Sung to American Pie

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Somehow in the excitement of greater than 52% cuts to the technical component of the biopsy code and an overall 30% reduction in reimbursement I missed this humorous song about pathology fee codes and decreasing reimbursement. A parody of American Pie uploaded in March of this year. Produced and sung by Dr. Joel Greenson from the […]

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