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Laboratory Procedures NCCI Policy Update

Effective for dates of service on or after October 1, 2009 the following changes are in effect:

CPT-4 codes 83890 - 83914 are not reimbursable when billed with codes 87470 - 87801 or 87901 - 87904, for the same date of service, recipient and provider, but may be billed separately with a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) associated modifier.

CPT-4 code 83912 (molecular diagnostics; interpretation and report) is not reimbursable when billed with codes 87470 - 87801, 87901 - 87904 or 88271 - 88275, for the same date of service, recipient and provider.


SOURCE: California Medi-Cal
INDUSTRY NEWS TAGS: California Medi-Cal


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