Update to the Laboratory Services Policy/CPT code 83992

Effective for dates of processing Oct. 1, 2017, CPT code 83992 (Phencyclidine [PCP]) will be denied. In the CPT Book, code 83992 has been placed between codes 80365 and 80366, which fall into the Drug Assay Testing code range. According to the Laboratory Services Policy, drug assay codes are considered non-reimbursable. These services may be reported under an appropriate HCPCS G code.

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