Can the following codes be reported together?

85027 Blood count; complete (CBC), automated (Hgb, Hct, RBC, WBC and platelet count)
85007  Blood count; blood smear, microscopic examination with manual differential WBC count


Yes, according to the National Correct Coding Initiative Manual for Medicare Services, both codes may be reported if a treating physician orders an automated hemogram (85027) and a manual differential WBC count (85007).


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