In Billing
Feb 7th, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing to change the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) for 2020 and it could affect a medical group or facility’s bottom line. CLIA Analyte Additions The notice of proposed rulemaking includes the addition and deletion of analytes – or the components being studied – ...
In Billing
Apr 25th, 2012
Sometimes billing for drug testing can become pretty confusing. Here are some basics: Drug testing codes in the Pathology and Laboratory chapter of the CPT® code book are defined as either qualitative or quantitative. A qualitative test tells you if a particular substance (analyte) is present in the specimen. A quantitative test tells you how ...