Retired Local Coverage Article Billing and Coding

Billing and Coding: MolDX: Corus® CAD Assay

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Article ID
A57416
Article Title
Billing and Coding: MolDX: Corus® CAD Assay
Article Type
Billing and Coding
Original Effective Date
11/01/2019
Revision Effective Date
06/03/2021
Revision Ending Date
02/15/2022
Retirement Date
02/15/2022
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CMS National Coverage Policy

Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, §1833(e) prohibits Medicare payment for any claim which lacks the necessary information to process the claim.

CMS Internet-Only Manuals, Pub 100-02, Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, Chapter 15, §80.1.2 A/B MAC (B) Contacts With Independent Clinical Laboratories

CMS Internet-Only Manual, Pub. 100-04, Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Chapter 16, §50.5 Jurisdiction of Laboratory Claims, §60.1.2 Independent Laboratory Specimen Drawing, §60.2 Travel Allowance

CMS Internet-Only Manual, Pub. 100-04, Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Chapter 23, §10 Reporting ICD Diagnosis and Procedure Codes

Article Guidance

Article Text

The following coding and billing guidance is to be used with its associated Local Coverage Determination.

To receive a Corus CAD® denial, please submit the following claim information:

  • CPT® code 81493
  • An Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) is not required for statutorily excluded services
    • For a voluntary issued ABN, append with GX modifier
    • To indicate a statutorily excluded service, append with a GY modifier
  • Enter the appropriate DEX Z-Code™ identifier adjacent to the CPT® code in the comment/narrative field for the following Part B claim field/types:
    • Loop 2400 or SV101-7 for the 5010A1 837P
    • Item 19 for paper claim
  • Enter the appropriate DEX Z-Code™ identifier adjacent to the CPT® code in the comment/narrative field for the following Part A claim field/types:
    • Line SV202-7 for 837I electronic claim
    • Block 80 for the UB04 claim form

 

Coding Information

CPT/HCPCS Codes

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Group 1 Codes
CodeDescription
81493 CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE, MRNA, GENE EXPRESSION PROFILING BY REAL-TIME RT-PCR OF 23 GENES, UTILIZING WHOLE PERIPHERAL BLOOD, ALGORITHM REPORTED AS A RISK SCORE

CPT/HCPCS Modifiers

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Group 1 Codes
CodeDescription
GX NOTICE OF LIABILITY ISSUED, VOLUNTARY UNDER PAYER POLICY
GY ITEM OR SERVICE STATUTORILY EXCLUDED, DOES NOT MEET THE DEFINITION OF ANY MEDICARE BENEFIT OR, FOR NON-MEDICARE INSURERS, IS NOT A CONTRACT BENEFIT

ICD-10-CM Codes that Support Medical Necessity

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ICD-10-CM Codes that DO NOT Support Medical Necessity

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Additional ICD-10 Information

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Bill Type Codes

Contractors may specify Bill Types to help providers identify those Bill Types typically used to report this service. Absence of a Bill Type does not guarantee that the article does not apply to that Bill Type. Complete absence of all Bill Types indicates that coverage is not influenced by Bill Type and the article should be assumed to apply equally to all claims.

CodeDescription
999x Not Applicable

Revenue Codes

Contractors may specify Revenue Codes to help providers identify those Revenue Codes typically used to report this service. In most instances Revenue Codes are purely advisory. Unless specified in the article, services reported under other Revenue Codes are equally subject to this coverage determination. Complete absence of all Revenue Codes indicates that coverage is not influenced by Revenue Code and the article should be assumed to apply equally to all Revenue Codes.

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Other Coding Information

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Revision History Information

Revision History DateRevision History NumberRevision History Explanation
02/16/2022 R3

This article is being retired because the service(s) in scope are no longer in production and no claims based on these services are anticipated.

06/03/2021 R2

Under CMS National Coverage Policy revised regulation CMS Internet-Only Manual, Pub 100-02, Chapter 15 from §80.2 to §80.1.2 and moved CMS Internet-Only Manual, Pub. 100-02, Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, Chapter 15 §80 Requirements for Diagnostic X-Ray, Diagnostic Laboratory, and Other Diagnostic Tests and §80.1.1 Certification Changes to the related LCD.

Typographical errors were corrected throughout the article.

11/01/2019 R1

11/01/2019: This article is being revised in order to adhere to CMS requirements per Chapter 13, Section 13.5.1 of the Program Integrity Manual. Regulations regarding billing and coding were removed from the CMS National Coverage Policy section of the related MolDX: Corus® CAD Assay L37675 LCD and placed in this article. Under CPT/HCPCS Modifiers Group 1: Codes added modifiers GX and GY.

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Updated On Effective Dates Status
02/16/2022 06/03/2021 - 02/15/2022 Retired You are here
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