AMA CPT® Assistant - 2001 Issue 1 (January)

Pathology and Laboratory (January 2001)

January 2001 page 13b Coding Consultation Pathology and Laboratory, 83090 (Q&A) Question In my CPT 2001 book, I noticed that the new code 83090 indicates Homocystine. If this is the case, then what code would I use to report homocysteine? AMA Comment To report homocysteine, you would use 83090. The word Homocystine was a typographical error. The code should actually read as follows: 83090 Homocysteine This correction was included in the CPT 2001 errata, published in the December 2000 issue of the CPT Assistant. You should make a note of this correction in your book. Pathology and Laboratory...

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