CPT® 0163U, Under Proprietary Laboratory Analyses

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 0163U as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Proprietary Laboratory Analyses.

Subscribe to Codify and get the code details in a flash.

Tabs
Summary

This is a Proprietary Laboratory Analyses (PLA) code, meaning that the code applies to only one unique lab test made by a specific manufacturer or performed by a specific lab. Report 0163U for the BeScreened™–CRC test from Beacon Biomedical Inc, which is an immunoassay that tests for proteins TDGF–1, CEA, and ECM in blood, and uses an algorithm to report positive or negative results indicating the likelihood of colorectal cancer (CRC) and the need for a colonoscopy.

For clinical responsibility, terminology, tips and additional info
start codify free trial.

View any code changes for 2021 as well as historical information on code creation and revision.
Tabs
Combat the #1 denial reason - mismatched CPT-ICD-9 codes - with top Medicare carrier and private payer accepted diagnoses for the chosen CPT® code.
View the CPT® code's corresponding procedural code and DRG. In a click, check the DRG's IPPS allowable, length of stay, and more. To plug inpatient facility revenue drains, subscribe to DRG Coder today.
Crosswalk to an anesthesia code and its base units, and calculate payments in a snap! Subscribe to Anesthesia Coder today.
View matching HCPCS Level II codes and their definitions.

Which Codify tool is right for you?

Call 844-334-2816 to speak with a Codify specialist now.