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Laboratory

For the Week of March 2, 2015

Question:

If the same test kit for urine and serum pregnacny testing is used, what codes are assigned?

Answer:

Urine pregnancy testing is assigned CPT 81025—urine pregnancy test, by visual color comparison methods. The code for qualitative serum pregnancy testing is 84703—gonadotropin, chorionic (hCG); qualitative. The difference is not the methodology or analyte, but merely the specimen.

 

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