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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Part B Coding Coach:
CMS Proposal Would Dramatically Alter Drug Testing Codes

Agency fears overpayment for drugs-of-abuse testing. Billing for Medicare-beneficiary drug testing is about to change — again. No, you won’t get to use the myriad codes from the CPT® 2015 drug-test coding update that Medicare declined to use this year. Nor will you continue to use the 28 “G” codes that CMS put in place for drug test reporting in [...]