Laboratory Question for the Week of April 10, 2017

Laboratory Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

Are the level II “G” codes still assigned for presumptive drug tests?

Answer:

No, effective January 1, 2017, the AMA CPT Editorial Panel established new CPT codes 80305, 80306, and 80307 to describe the same tests, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services terminated the G codes.

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