|April 2006 · Vol. 18, No. 4
Use new code for digital occult blood screeningMelanie
RN, CPC-OGS, MA
Independent coding and documentation consultant; former program manager, Department of Coding and Nomenclature, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Q Does the revised code 82270 for fecal occult blood replace the Medicare code G0107 (colorectal cancer screening; fecal-occult blood test, 1–3 simultaneous determinations)?
A No. Medicare will continue to require that a screening guaiac fecal occult blood test be billed using G0107.