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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Part B Coverage:

Medicare Launches New Code for Hepatitis C Screening

CMS now provides coverage for these tests in certain populations. After several months of wrangling, CMS has confirmed that it will pay for hepatitis C virus screenings administered to Medicare patients who meet specific criteria. The agency also debuted a new HCPCS code to describe the preventive test and offered diagnosis coding tips, all thanks to Transmittal 174, issued on [...]