Tag: Coding

CMS Publishes Application for new “U” codes for Laboratory Tests

CMS has published its application for new “U” codes for advanced diagnostic laboratory tests (ADLTs) and FDA-cleared or approved clinical diagnostic laboratory tests (CDLTs). These new “U” codes are intended to describe a single test. Reviews...

CMS Issues RFI on Patients over Paperwork Initiative

On June 6, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking new ideas from the public on how to continue the progress of the Patients over Paperwork initiative. Launched in 2017, the Patients over Pa...

CMS Releases Codes Up for Review at the CLFS Public Meeting

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its list of new and reconsidered Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory codes for review at the CY 2020 Lab Public Meeting. This year’s list includes four codes for reconsideration; three n...