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  • Applying Codes For Screening for HIV Infection To Claims
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    Lacy Gaskins

Applying Codes For Screening for HIV Infection To Claims

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) recognize Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes for Screening for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection and apply them to claims moving forward.

Full Transmittal: https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Transmittals/2017Downloads/R3778CP.pdf

Subject: Screening for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection

Number: 3778

Title: 9980

Release Date: May 24, 2017

Effective Date: April 13, 2015

Implementation Date: October 2, 2017

Special Transmittal Notes: Transmittal 3766, dated May 5, 2017 is being rescinded and replaced by Transmittal 3778, dated, May 24 2017 to update the description of the HCPCS codes in BR 9980.1. All other information remains the same.

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    Lacy Gaskins

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