Monkeypox Lab Code

Effective July 26, 2022, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has adopted the American Medical Association (AMA) CPT code 87593 for Monkeypox laboratory diagnostic testing.

Noridian’s reimbursement for Monkeypox lab test is $35.09.

  • 87593: LD: Infectious agent detection by nucleic acid (DNA or RNA); orthopoxvirus (eg, monkeypox virus, cowpox virus, vaccinia virus), amplified probe technique, each MD: IADNA ORTHOPOXVIRUS AMPLIFIED PROBE TECHNIQUE EA SD: ORTHOPOXVIRUS AMP PRB EACH


Last Updated Aug 23 , 2022