Laboratory Question for the Week of January 4, 2021

Laboratory Compliance Question of the Week


Are there any new codes for chemistry?


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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