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    If they physician has a test cup that the patient urinates into and it tests 9 different drugs what cpt codes do you use to bill???
    Herbie W Lorona Jr., CPC, CPC-H
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    Quote Originally Posted by hlorona View Post
    If they physician has a test cup that the patient urinates into and it tests 9 different drugs what cpt codes do you use to bill???
    First you will need to know what drugs are being tested for, then I would take a look at 80100-80101. Our office does uring drug screen for pts who were abusing drugs with the drugs our physicians are looking for we are using 80101.

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    Last edited by rthames052006; 07-07-2009 at 05:59 PM.
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    Yes it is for amp, bup, bzo, coc, tch, opi, oxy, mAMP, mtd. My next question is we only bill for one unit with that code then???
    Herbie W Lorona Jr., CPC, CPC-H
    hlorona@up2parmedicalclinic.com

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