LCD Reference Article Billing and Coding Article

Billing and Coding: MolDX: Predictive Classifiers for Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

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Article ID
A57329
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Article Title
Billing and Coding: MolDX: Predictive Classifiers for Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Article Type
Billing and Coding
Original Effective Date
08/24/2020
Revision Effective Date
02/24/2022
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CMS National Coverage Policy

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

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

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

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



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Article Text

The information in this article contains billing, coding or other guidelines that complement the Local Coverage Determination (LCD) for MolDX: Predictive Classifiers for Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer L38327

The following test are covered in accordance with the LCD: MolDX: Predictive Classifiers for Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

To report a Service, please submit the following claim information:

  • Select the appropriate CPT® code
  • Enter 1 unit of service (UOS)
  • 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
  • Select the appropriate ICD-10-CM code

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81479 UNLISTED MOLECULAR PATHOLOGY PROCEDURE
0288U ONCOLOGY (LUNG), MRNA, QUANTITATIVE PCR ANALYSIS OF 11 GENES (BAG1, BRCA1, CDC6, CDK2AP1, ERBB3, FUT3, IL11, LCK, RND3, SH3BGR, WNT3A) AND 3 REFERENCE GENES (ESD, TBP, YAP1), FORMALIN-FIXED PARAFFIN-EMBEDDED (FFPE) TUMOR TISSUE, ALGORITHMIC INTERPRETATION REPORTED AS A RECURRENCE RISK SCORE
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C34.01 Malignant neoplasm of right main bronchus
C34.02 Malignant neoplasm of left main bronchus
C34.11 Malignant neoplasm of upper lobe, right bronchus or lung
C34.12 Malignant neoplasm of upper lobe, left bronchus or lung
C34.2 Malignant neoplasm of middle lobe, bronchus or lung
C34.30 Malignant neoplasm of lower lobe, unspecified bronchus or lung
C34.31 Malignant neoplasm of lower lobe, right bronchus or lung
C34.32 Malignant neoplasm of lower lobe, left bronchus or lung
C34.81 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of right bronchus and lung
C34.82 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of left bronchus and lung
C34.90 Malignant neoplasm of unspecified part of unspecified bronchus or lung
C34.91 Malignant neoplasm of unspecified part of right bronchus or lung
C34.92 Malignant neoplasm of unspecified part of left bronchus or lung
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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.

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999x Not Applicable
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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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Revision History Information

Revision History Date Revision History Number Revision History Explanation
02/24/2022 R4

Updated to indicate this article is an LCD Reference Article.

02/24/2022 R3

Under Article Text, third paragraph “To report a Service, please submit the following claim information” deleted the second bullet. Added two new bullet points with verbiage regarding instructions on how to submit claims information.
This revision is effective on 02/24/2022. 

01/06/2022 R2

Under Article Text deleted the verbiage, “Molecular classifiers are considered reasonable and necessary when beneficiaries meet all of the following criteria” and all verbiage listed under numbers #1-4. Revised verbiage regarding instructions on how to submit claims information to read, “To report a Service, please submit the following claim information” and the first bullet was revised to read, “Select the appropriate CPT code”. The revision is retroactive effective for dates of service on or after 1/1/2022.

Under CPT/HCPCS Codes Group 1: Codes added 0288U. This revision is due to the 2022 Annual CPT/HCPCS Code Update and is effective on 1/1/2022.

01/06/2022 R1

Under CMS National Coverage Policy updated section CMS Internet-Only Manuals to add: CMS Internet-Only Manual, Pub. 100-02, Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, Chapter 15, §80.1.2 A/B MAC (B) Contacts With Independent Clinical Laboratories. Formatting and punctuation were corrected throughout the article. 

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