Diagnosis Code Reporting for HIV Screening Tests (Rev. 2199, 07-06-10)

by  Jared Staheli
July 6th, 2015

A claim that is submitted for HIV screening shall be submitted with one or more of the following diagnosis codes in the header and pointed to the line item:

a. For claims where increased risk factors are reported: V73.89 as primary and V69.8 as secondary.

b. For claims where increased risk factors are NOT reported: V73.89 as primary only.

c. For claims for pregnant Medicare beneficiaries, the following diagnosis codes shall be submitted in addition to V73.89 to allow for more frequent screening than once per 12-month period:

V22.0 – Supervision of normal first pregnancy, or,

V22.1 – Supervision of other normal pregnancy, or,

V23.9 - Supervision of unspecified high-risk pregnancy).


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