Laboratory Question for the Week of June 5, 2017

Laboratory Compliance Question of the Week


What codes can be assigned to report infectious agent molecular diagnostic testing using nucleic acid probes?


The following CPT® codes can be reported for the test you describe: 87470–87801, 87901–87904. These codes include all the molecular diagnostic processes, and CPT codes 83890–83913 should not be additionally reported.


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