AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2010 Issue 2; FOR your INFORMATION

New HCPCS Codes forWarfarin Testing and HIV Screening Tests

A new Level II HCPCS code was recently created by CMS to capture pharmacogenomic testing for warfarin responsiveness. For additional information regarding the warfarin testing, go to: http://www.cms.hhs.gov/Transmittals/ downloads/R111NCD.pdf and http://www.cms.hhs.gov/Transmittals/ downloads/R1880CP.pdf. CMS has determined that screening for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection is reasonable and necessary for early detection of HIV. Therefore, three (3) new Level II HCPCS G-codes were created to capture the screening tests performed for detection of HIV. Here is a listing of the new codes for the Warfarin Testing and the HIV Screening Test: HCPCS Code...

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