Do you know what the payment rate would be for CPT® codes 85025 (CBC) and 80061 (lipid panel) under the new proposed CLFS?
Here are the preliminary rates that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted several weeks ago:
|Codes||Descriptions||2017 NLAs||2018 Payment with Cap||2019 Payment with Cap||2020 Payment with Cap|
|85025||Blood count; complete (CBC), automated and automated differential WBC count||$10.66||$9.59||$8.63||$7.77|
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