Laboratory

Laboratory Question for the Week of January 4, 2021

Laboratory Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

Are there any new codes for chemistry?

Answer:

Yes, the following codes are now available effective as of January 1.

82077 Alcohol (ethanol); any specimen except urine and breath, immunoassay (e.g., IA, EIA, ELISA, RIA, EMIT, FPIA) and enzymatic methods (e.g., alcohol dehydrogenase)
82681 Estradiol; free, direct measurement (e.g., equilibrium dialysis)

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