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While sequestration is in effect, all CMS payments for services will be reduced by 2%.
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      FISH
            AneuVysion®
      RealTime PCR
            RealTime CT/NG
            RealTime CMV
            RealTime HBV
            RealTime HCV
            RealTime HCV Genotype II
            RealTime HIV-1

      Sequencing
            ViroSeq HIV-1 Genotyping System

      FISH
            PathVysion® HER-2 DNA Probe Kit
            UroVysion®
            Vysis ALK Break Apart FISH Probes Kit
            Vysis CLL FISH Probe Kit
            Vysis EGR1 FISH Probes Kit

      RealTime PCR
            RealTime IDH1®
            RealTime IDH2®
RealTime HCV

U.S. Medicare Part B Reimbursement for
Fees Reflect 2019 CMS Medicare Fee Schedules

RealTime HCV

Infectious agent detection by nucleic acid (DNA or RNA); hepatitis C, quantification, includes reverse transcription when performed

Procedure Code: 87522   CCI   MUE  

Medicare Laboratory Fee Schedule Amount: $ 47.60


LOINC Codes-Updated 3/29/2018

Under the MolDx program, certain molecular tests require a Z-Code(TM) identifier in addition to the appropriate CPT code. Services within the scope of this program require the Z-Code(TM) to be submitted as additional information at the time of claim submission in order to be fully adjudicated Laboratories performing these molecular tests may be required to register with the MolDx program for each molecular pathology test they furnish. For more information on the MolDx program, registration and covered procedures, please click here: https://www.palmettogba.com/palmetto/MolDX.nsf

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