Laboratory

Laboratory Question for the Week of June 8, 2020

Laboratory Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

Can we report code 80299 more than once?

Answer:

It is admissible to repeat code 80299 as many times as needed with varying fees based on the costs of the methods for the analysis of different specimen types or drug-specific reagent cost.

80299 Quantitation of therapeutic drug, not elsewhere specified

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