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CMS has issued a new one-time notification (Publication 100-20), Transmittal 653, Change Request 6852, dated March 19, 2010. Since the final OPPS rule several codes for drug screening have been in a state of change confusing the providers. This change request provides specific instruction on the proper use of CPT 80100, 80101, 80101QW, G0430, G0430QW, G0431 and G0431QW.
NOTE: This Insight replaces two earlier Insights, numbers 506 and 507, which will be marked as rescinded.
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