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Pathology/Lab Coding Alert

2016 Update:

Expect 2-Tier Drugs-of-Abuse Reporting for Medicare

Continue to ignore CPT® drug codes. The two proposed “G” codes for Medicare drug-test coding are out, and seven different proposed “G” codes are in. That’s the plan currently on the table in CMS’ Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule (CLFS) preliminary payment determination. That means when your toxicology lab performs testing for drugs of abuse — both screening and confirmatory testing [...]