Preventive Medicine: Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Screening

by  Find-A-Code™
May 9th, 2018

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Screening

Procedure Codes
G0472: Hepatitis c antibody screening, for individual at high risk and other covered indication(s)
87522: Infectious agent detection by nucleic acid (DNA or RNA); hepatitis C, quantification, includes reverse transcription when performed
86804: Hepatitis C antibody; confirmatory test (eg, immunoblot)
86803: Hepatitis C antibody;

G0472: Z72.89, F19.20
87522, 86804, 86803: Any diagnosis except those for hepatitis C

G0472: Annually for high risk individuals with continued illicit intravenous drug use, once in a lifetime for those born 1945-1965 and aren’t considered high risk
87522, 86804, 86803: No specified frequency guidelines

Additional Information
87522, 86804, 86803:

  • Not covered by Medicare for preventative care

Find-A-Code™ - Preventive Services - The information in this document does not guarantee payment or that included codes meet applicable qualifications as preventive services for all insurances and insurance plans, please consult your payer.


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