Pharmacy Question for the Week of June 29, 2020

Pharmacy Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

Can we still use 80100 for drug screening?

Answer:

The drug screen codes 80100–80104 were deleted as of January 1, 2015, and replaced with a new code set for “presumptive drug class screening.”


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