AmniSure Test Not a Medi-Cal Benefit

Providers are reminded that the AmniSure test for detecting amniotic fluid in female recipients is not a Medi-Cal benefit. Providers may not bill for this test using any CPT-4 80000 series laboratory procedure codes, including CPT-4 codes 83518 (immunoassay for analyte other than infectious agent antibody or infectious agent antigen, qualitative or semiquantitative; single step method [eg, reagent strip]) and 84999 (unlisted chemistry procedure).

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INDUSTRY NEWS TAGS: California Medi-Cal

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