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Embryo Biopsy Embryologist Travel Costs


Our clinic is just starting to do PGD. We currently fly in an embryologist to perform the biopsy procedure. Can we bill insurance for the biopsy procedure? Can we bill for travel expenses?

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Do you have any recommended codes to use for PGT requisitions to the PGT lab?  
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Billing for cryopreservation procedures on different days

I understand that if cryopreservation of oocytes is performed on two separate dates of service, each date of service was billable.
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Billing IVF lab work

We typically bill our IVF Lab work under the rendering provider who performs the VOR. Who should be the supervising provider for embryology billing?
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Estradiol Free versus Total

Should patients with fertility issues be billing Estradiol Free (82681) instead of Estradiol Total (82670)?

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