Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Codes for Screening for STIs and HIBC to Prevent STIs (Rev. 2476, 02-27-12)

by  Jared Staheli
July 6th, 2015

Effective for claims with dates of service on and after November 8, 2011, the claims processing instructions for payment of screening tests for STI will apply to the following HCPCS codes:

• Chlamydia: 86631, 86632, 87110, 87270, 87320, 87490, 87491, 87810, 87800 (used for combined chlamydia and gonorrhea testing)

• Gonorrhea: 87590, 87591, 87850, 87800 (used for combined chlamydia and gonorrhea testing)

• Syphilis: 86592, 86593, 86780

• Hepatitis B: (hepatitis B surface antigen): 87340, 87341

Effective for claims with dates of service on and after November 8, 2011, implemented with the January 2, 2012, IOCE, the following HCPCS code is to be billed for HIBC to prevent STIs:

G0445 – high-intensity behavioral counseling to prevent sexually transmitted infections, face-to-face, individual, includes: education, skills training, and guidance on how to change sexual behavior, performed semi-annually, 30 minutes.

References:

Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Codes for Screening for STIs and HIBC to Prevent STIs (Rev. 2476, 02-27-12). (2015, July 6). Find-A-Code Articles. Retrieved from https://www.findacode.com/articles/healthcare-common-procedure-coding-system-hcpcs-codes-for-screening-for-stis-and-hibc-to-prevent-stis-rev-2476-02-27-12-27056.html

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