Private Payer: Cigna Billing Requirements for Qualitative Drug Screens


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Topic Private Payer: Cigna Billing Requirements for Qualitative Drug Screens
Background Cigna will align with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in requiring the use of either G0431 or G0434 for the billing of qualitative drug screens. Both codes will be eligible for one (1) unit of reimbursement per date of service.
Regulating Body CIGNA
Compliance Date 8/19/2013
Consequences Cigna will align with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in requiring the use of either G0431 or G0434 for the billing of qualitative drug screens. Both codes will be eligible for one (1) unit of reimbursement per date of service.
Next Steps Physicians should review these changes with their billing staff.​
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