Update to Newborn Screening Rates

Effective April 1, 2017, the rate for HCPCS code S3620 (newborn metabolic screening panel, includes test kit, postage and the following tests: hemoglobin; electrophoresis; hydroxyprogesterone; 17-D; phenalanine [PKU]; and thyroxine, total) is retroactively updated for two periods of service. The rate that is effective for dates of service on or after July 1, 2016, is the current rate for HCPCS code S3620. No action is required of providers. An Erroneous Payment Correction (EPC) will be implemented to reprocess affected claims.

SOURCE: General Medicine | March 2017 | Bulletin 513
INDUSTRY NEWS TAGS: California Medi Cal

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