AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2017 Issue 3; For Your Information

Changes in the reporting of blood platelets pathogen testing

Since July 1, 2017, HCPCS code P9072, Platelets, pheresis, pathogen reduced or rapid bacterial tested, each unit, will no longer be reportable to Medicare. For Medicare reporting purposes, HCPCS code P9072 was replaced with HCPCS code Q9987, Pathogen(s) test for platelets, for the reporting of rapid bacterial testing or other pathogen tests for blood platelets, and HCPCS code Q9988, Platelets, pheresis, pathogen reduced, each unit, for the reporting of the use of pathogen reduction technology.  ...

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