AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2017 Issue 2; For Your Information
New CPT codes for presumptive drug tests
Three new CPT codes were established by the American Medical Association for the reporting of presumptive drug testing. Prior to January 1, 2017, presumptive drug tests were reported with HCPCS codes G0477, G0478, and G0479. These HCPCS G codes were terminated on December 31, 2016, and replaced with the new CPT codes 80305, 80306, and 80307 which became effective on January 1, 2017. The new CPT codes are listed in the table below. HCPCS/CPT Long Descriptor Replacement Code G0477 Drug test(s), presumptive, any number of drug classes; any number of devices or procedures, (e.g., immunoassay) capable of being...
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