Preventive Medicine: Newborn Screenings/Tests

by  Find-A-Code™
May 9th, 2018

Newborn Screenings/Tests

Procedure Codes
82775: Galactose-1-phosphate uridyl transferase; quantitative
83498: Hydroxyprogesterone, 17-d
82017: Acylcarnitines; quantitative, each specimen
82136: Amino acids, 2 to 5 amino acids, quantitative, each specimen
82261: Biotinidase, each specimen
83020: Hemoglobin fractionation and quantitation; electrophoresis (eg, A2, S, C, and/or F)
83021: Hemoglobin fractionation and quantitation; chromatography (eg, A2, S, C, and/or F)
83516: Immunoassay for analyte other than infectious agent antibody or infectious agent antigen; qualitative or semiquantitative, multiple step method
83789: Mass spectrometry and tandem mass spectrometry (eg, MS, MS/ MS, MALDI, MS-TOF, QTOF), non-drug analyte(s) not elsewhere specified, qualitative or quantitative, each specimen

84030: Phenylalanine (PKU), blood
84437: Thyroxine; requiring elution (eg, neonatal)
84443: Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH)
85660: Sickling of RBC, reduction
92558: Evoked otoacoustic emissions, screening (qualitative measurement of distortion product or transient evoked otoacoustic emissions), automated analysis
92587: Distortion product evoked otoacoustic emissions; limited evaluation (to confirm the presence or absence of hearing disorder, 3-6 frequencies) or transient evoked otoacoustic emissions, with interpretation and report
S3620: Newborn metabolic screening panel, includes test kit, postage and the laboratory tests specified by the state for inclusion in this panel (e.g. galactose; hemoglobin, electrophoresis; hydroxyprogesterone, 17-d; phenylanine (pku); and thyroxine, total)

92587, 92558: Z76.2, Z00.121, Z00.129, Z00.110, Z00.111, Z01.10, Z01.110
83020, 84443, 84437, 82018, 82136, 82261, 82775, 83498, 83516: Z13.29, Z13.228, Z13.21, Z13.0
84030, S3620: Z00.121, Z00.129, Z13.228, Z00.110, Z00.111, Z13.29, Z13.21, Z13.0
83789: Z00.121, Z00.129, Z13.228, Z00.110, Z00.111
85660, 83021: Z13.0

S3620, 92587, 92558, 82017, 82136, 82261, 82775, 83020-83021, 83498, 83516, 84030, 84437, 84443, 83789, 85660: No specific frequency guidelines

Additional Information
S3620, 92587, 92558, 82017, 82136, 82261, 82775, 83020-83021, 83498, 83516, 84030, 84437, 84443, 83789, 85660

  • Only for newborns
  • 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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