Hello...apologies for cross-postings. I realize this is a non-typical reference question but I could use some help. One of my library patrons has run across an interesting question about a particular J-code, used in HCPCS billing. The 1-sentence description used by CMS is the same with both the AMA and in the Ingenix coding books; the problem arises in that each book has released their own guidelines for use of the code. The guidelines are completely opposite of the other; only one can be right. J2850 synthetic human secretin for injection I'm hoping that someone reading this list will be able to reference another book or resource (say, PMIC), locate any paragraph description underneath, and then be kind enough to email or fax just hat one section. The CMS website has not proved helpful in clearing up the guidelines for use and the Federal Register is only providing the National Billing Payment. Many thanks in advance for any assistance that may be provided. Kind regards - Tara Breton Information Specialist Health Advances, LLC 9 Riverside Rd. Weston, MA 02493 tele: (781) 647-3435 fax: (781) 392-1484 email: [log in to unmask] website: www.healthadvances.com This message (including any attachments) contains confidential information intended for a specific individual and purpose, and is protected by law. If you are not the intended recipient, you should delete this message. Any disclosure, copying, or distribution of this message, or the taking of any action based on it, is strictly prohibited.