Laboratory Question for the Week of April 4, 2016

Laboratory Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

What code should be reported for the HIV screening test?

Answer:

To report this benefit, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) created the following new HCPCS level II code:

G0475 HIV antigen/antibody, combination assay, screening

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