Billing and Coding: MolDX: Molecular Diagnostic Tests (MDT) - R2

This coverage article has been revised and published for notice under contract numbers: 02101 (AK), 02201 (ID), 02301(OR), 02401 (WA), 03101 (AZ), 03201 (MT), 03301 (ND), 03401 (SD), 03501 (UT), and 03601.

Effective Date: January 01, 2020

Summary of Article Changes: Under CPT/HCPCS Codes Group 1: Codes added CPT® codes 87999, 0045U-0050U, 0053U-0060U, 0062U, 0067U, 0068U, 0070U-0076U, 0078U-0080U, 0083U, 0105U, 0107U, 0108U, 0111U, 0113U, 0114U, 0118U, 0120U, 0129U-0132U, and 0134U-0138U. CPT® codes 81370-81383, 81596, 88120, 88121, 0002M, 0003M, 0002U, 0006U-0008U, 0010U, 0011U, 0025U, 0035U, 0038U, 0041U-0044U, 0086U, 0093U, 0095U-0100U were deleted. CPT code range 0084U-0103U was revised to add/delete applicable codes above. This addition and deletion is due to coding that is applicable to the MolDX program.

Under CPT/HCPCS Codes Group 1: Codes CPT® code range 81161-81400 was revised to 81161-81364 including the addition of 81277, 81307, 81308, 81309, 81522, 81542, 81552, and added code range 0153U-0162U. CPT® codes 0009M and 0085U were deleted. The code descriptions were revised for CPT® codes 81350, 0101U, 0102U, and 0103U. This revision is due to the Annual CPT®/HCPCS Code Update and becomes effective on 1/1/2020.

Typographical errors were corrected in CMS National Coverage Policy.

Visit the Molecular Diagnostic Services (MolDX) webpage to access the locally hosted MolDX Medicare Coverage Article from the “Covered Tests” or the “Excluded Tests” webpage.

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            Last Updated Thu, 11 Jun 2020 17:18:04 +0000