2017 New CPT Codes for Billing Coding Presumptive Drug Class Procedures, UDS, Urinary Drug Screening and Immunoassay | Point of Care UDT
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2017 New CPT Codes for Billing Coding Presumptive Drug Class Procedures, UDS, Urinary Drug Screening and Immunoassay | Point of Care UDT

Wow! we have new codes effective January 1, 2017 for Presumptive Screening Toxicology CPT codes. These will replace both the AMA CPT and Medicare’s HCPCS for presumptive drug testing. The following AMA CPT codes for presumptive urine drug testing are now DELETED and no longer recognized effective January 1st 2017 80300 – Drug screen, any number of drug classes from Drug Class List A; any number of non-TLC devices or procedures (e.g., immunoassay) capable of being read by direct optical observation, including instrumented-assisted when performed (e.g.. Dipsticks, cups, cards, cartridges) per date of service **** ONLY report once, regardless of the number of drug class per date of service 80301 – single drug class methods, by instrumented test systems (e.g. Discrete multichannel chemistry analyzers utilizing immunoassay or 2 enzyme assay), per date of service **** Report ONLY once for a single or multiple procedures performed, regardless of the number of performed, classes or results on any date of service 80302 – Drug screen, presumptive, single drug class from Drug Class List B, by immunoassay (e.g. ELISA) or non-TLC chromatography without mass spectrometry (e.g. GC, HPLC), each procedure **** Report each drug class once per date of service 80303 – Drug screen, any number of drug classes, presumptive, single or multiple drug class method; thin layer chromatography procedure(s) (TLC) (e.g. Acid, neutral, alkaloid plat), per date of service **** Report single or multiple drug procedures, once per day of service 80304 – not otherwise specified presumptive procedure (e.g. TOF, MALDI, LDTD, DESI, DART), each procedure **** Report single or multiple drug screenings, per testing site, per date of service, per each procedure DELETED HCPCS G-Codes for Urine Drug Screening for 2017 G0477 Drug tests(s), presumptive, any number of drug classes; any number of devices or procedures, (eg immunoassay) capable of being read by direct optical observation only (eg, dipsticks, cups, cards, cartridges), includes sample validation when performed, per date of service. G0478 Drug tests(s), presumptive, any number of drug classes; any number of devices or procedures, (eg immunoassay) read by instrument-assisted direct optical observation (eg, dipsticks, cups, cards, cartridges), includes sample validation when performed, per date of service. G0479 Drug tests(s), presumptive, any number of drug classes; any number of devices or procedures by instrumented chemistry analyzers (eg, immunoassay, enzyme assay, TOF, MALDI, LDTD, DESI, DART, GHPC, GC mass spectrometry), includes sample validation when performed, per date of service. Your 2017 Presumptive Urine Drug Testing CPT Codes TAKE NOTE:  CMS will recognize the new 2017 AMA published drug testing CPT codes 80305, 80306 and 80307 as replacement codes for HCPCS codes G0477, G0478 and G0479. CPT codes 80305, 80306 and 80307 will...

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