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CCI Update

CMS- Termination of (HCPCS) Code G0107, Colorectal Cancer Screening, Fecal-Occult Blood Tests Effective January 1, 2007, HCPCS code G0107 for screening Fecal Occult Blood Tests (FOBT) is being terminated and replaced by CPT code 82270. If you use HCPCS code G0107 for FOBT on or after this date, your reimbursement could be impacted as the claim will be returned as unporcessable.

New CP Pairs

Column 1 Column 2 Effective Date STD Policy Statement B Mods Allowed
80048 80051 10/01/2006 HCPCS/CPT procedure code definition 1

Deleted Mutually Exclusive Pairs

Column 1 Column 2 Effective Date STD Policy Statement B Mods Allowed
87807 87798 04/01/2006 Mutually exclusive procedures 1
87807 87799 04/01/2006 Mutually exclusive procedures 1
87807 87797 04/01/2006 Mutually exclusive procedures 1

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