What is the correct code to report for point-of-care (POC) urine drug screen (UDS) testing?
Should it be a CPT code or one of the new HCPCS codes?
Should we append a modifier or not?
How many units of service should be billed?
In many cases chronic pain can only be controlled with opioid medication; an increasing number of physicians are using CLIA waived urine tests in the office to mitigate the risks associated with management of patients taking opioids.
Correctly reporting these services is a must. Join Marvel Hammer to learn about recent government regulations that require close monitoring and supervision, correct coding, and the risks and benefits of in office urine drug testing.
Here's just a sample of what you'll learn:
Marvel J Hammer, RN, BS, CPC, CCS-P, ACS-PM, CPCO is an accomplished professional with considerable years of experience both in the business and medical fields. She is a coding, billing and compliance consultant and owner of MJH Consulting based in Denver, Colorado.
She provides medical coding and billing education, assistance with payer audits and performs compliance reviews for her clients. Marvel enjoys teaching providers and their...
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