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AM23-ST-15-L - AM23-ST-15-L: Coverage and Reimbursement Policy for Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapies: What U.S. Hospitals Need to Know (Live)

‐ Oct 14, 2023 12:30pm

Credits: None available.

Transfusion physicians, technologists, managers, and support staff need at least a basic understanding of billing and coding procedures. Those responsible for maintaining appropriate billing and coding must keep up with the constantly changing expectations for coding and billing. This session is designed to provide a comprehensive review of current coding and reimbursement information, including critical updates, and share best practices and case studies from hospitals. AABB staff will also discuss Medicare advocacy and resources to help hospitals ensure they receive appropriate payment.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the current status of Medicare coverage and reimbursement for Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapy.
  • Work through case studies that identify appropriate codes to use to ensure appropriate billing and reimbursement.
  • Discuss AABB’s advocacy approach for expanded coverage and enhanced reimbursement.
  • Describe AABB resources that assist with Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapy billing and coding needs.




  • Justin Halls, MD, MPH:
    No financial relationships to disclose
  • Susan Leppke, MPH:
    No financial relationships to disclose
  • Roxanne Tata, MT(ASCP) SBB:CQA:
    No financial relationships to disclose


Credits: None available.