For the Week of March 2, 2015
If the same test kit for urine and serum pregnacny testing is used, what codes are assigned?
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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