CPT G0431 replaces CPT 80101 for Drug Screen Testing
Change Request 6852 addresses CPT G0431 "Drug screen, qualitative; single drug class method (e.g., immunoassay, enzyme assay), each drug class" as a direct replacement of CPT 80101.
The following conditions become effective on April 1, 2010:
- Providers must use CPT G0431 when billing for these services
- CPT 80101 will no longer be covered by Medicare for dates of service January 1, 2010 and after