Billing and Coding: MolDX: Multiplex Nucleic Acid Amplified Tests for Respiratory Viral Panels - R9

This coverage article has been revised and published for notice under contract numbers: 01111 (CA), 01211 (AS, GU, HI, NMI), 01311 (NV), and 01911 (CA, HI & Territories).

Effective Date: October 1, 2020
Summary of Article Changes:
Under CPT/HCPCS Codes Group 1 Paragraph: added verbiage regarding place of service “81” and “Independent Laboratory” to the first paragraph.
Under CPT/HCPCS Codes Group 1 Codes: deleted

U0003: INFECTIOUS AGENT DETECTION BY NUCLEIC ACID (DNA OR RNA); SEVERE ACUTE RESPIRATORY SYNDROME CORONAVIRUS 2 (SARS-COV-2) (CORONAVIRUS DISEASE [COVID-19]), AMPLIFIED PROBE TECHNIQUE, MAKING USE OF HIGH THROUGHPUT TECHNOLOGIES AS DESCRIBED BY CMS-2020-01-R

U0004: 2019-NCOV CORONAVIRUS, SARS-COV-2/2019-NCOV (COVID-19), ANY TECHNIQUE, MULTIPLE TYPES OR SUBTYPES (INCLUDES ALL TARGETS), NON-CDC, MAKING USE OF HIGH THROUGHPUT TECHNOLOGIES AS DESCRIBED BY CMS-2020-01-R

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