Billing and Coding: MolDX: Molecular Diagnostic Tests (MDT) (A57526) - R5 - Effective January 01, 2022

This Billing and Coding Article has been revised and published for notice under contract numbers: 01112 (NCA), 01182 (SCA), 01212 (AS, GU, HI, NMI), and 01312 (NV).

Effective Date: January 01, 2022

Summary of Article Changes:
Under CPT/HCPCS Codes Group 1: Paragraph added the verbiage “The codes listed below fall within scope of the associated policy but do not automatically imply coverage. This revision is effective January 1, 2022.

Under CPT/HCPCS Codes Group 1: Codes added 0285U, 0286U, 0287U, 0288U, 0289U, 0290U, 0291U, 0292U, 0293U, 0294U, 0296U, 0297U, 0298U, 0299U, 0300U, 81349, and 81523. Deleted 0208U. The description was revised for 0016M, 0017M, 0090U,0154U, 0155U, 0177U, 0180U, 0193U, 0200U, 0205U, 0216U, 0221U, 0244U, 0258U, 0262U, 0265U, 0266U, 0276U, 81194, 81228, and 81229. This revision is due to the 2022 Annual CPT/HCPCS Code Update and is effective on January 1, 2022.

Noridian has modified certain language in this article to mirror the language used presently by the MolDX team at Palmetto GBA as part of an annual review. Revision history dates and language may not exactly match the MolDX PGBA revision history. However, these revisions do not change coverage or guidance.

10.01.2021: Under CPT/HCPCS Codes Group 1: Codes added 0258U, 0260U, 0262U, 0264U, 0265U, 0266U, 0267U, 0268U, 0269U, 0270U, 0271U, 0272U, 0273U, 0274U, 0276U, 0277U, 0278U, 0282U and deleted 0168U. This revision is due to the Q4 2021 CPT®/HCPCS Code Update and is effective for dates of service on or after 10/1/2021.

07.01.2021: Under CPT/HCPCS Codes Group 1: Codes added 0016M. This revision is due to coding that is applicable to the MolDX program and is retroactive effective for dates of service on or after 1/1/2021. Under CPT/HCPCS Codes Group 1: Codes added 0250U. This revision is due to the Q3 2021 CPT/HCPCS Code Update and is effective for dates of service on or after 7/1/2021.

12/09/2021 - The following CPT/HCPCS codes were deleted: 0208U was deleted from Group 1

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            Last Updated Fri, 28 Jan 2022 15:41:14 +0000