G2 Intelligence.com reports that new molecular pathology test codes will be placed on the clinical laboratory fee schedule (CLFS) in 2013.
CMS is creating a new code for use on the physician fee schedule – G code G0452 – that will be used to pay pathologists for their professional work in interpreting results. ??CMS announced its decision in the final physician fee schedule rule, released November 1.
According to the story, “Physicians can also continue to receive payment for the current clinical pathology consultation CPT codes 80500 and 80502 if the pathology consultation service relating to a molecular pathology test meets the definition of those codes.”
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[Source: G2 Intelligence]