Laboratory

Laboratory Question for the Week of December 9, 2019

Laboratory Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

What revenue codes are applied for drug testing?

Answer:

The proper revenue codes for drug testing are 0300, 0301 or 0309. Most Medicare contractors do not require third-digit specific revenue codes. Your business office should check with the MAC in your state to determine its policy and requirements.


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