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What does CPT code 87186 mean?

What does CPT code 87186 mean?

Susceptibility studies
CPT® Code 87186 in section: Susceptibility studies, antimicrobial agent.

What is the CPT code for urine culture?

Use CPT Code 87086 where culture where a urine culture colony count is performed to determine the approximate number of bacteria present per milliliter of urine. The number of units of service is determined by the number of specimens.

What is the CPT code for TSH?


CPT Code(s): 84443
Test Includes: Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)
Preferred Specimen: 2.0 mL serum
Container: SST (gold)

Does Medicare pay for 87086?

CMS (Medicare) has determined that Bacterial Culture, Urine (CPT Codes 87086, 87088) is only medically necessary and, therefore, reimbursable by Medicare when ordered for patients with any of the diagnostic conditions listed below in the “ICD-9-CM Codes Covered by Medicare Program.” If you are ordering this test for a …

What does CPT code 81001 mean?

81001 Urinalysis, by dip stick or tablet reagent for bilirubin, glucose, hemoglobin, ketones, leukocytes, nitrite, pH, protein, specific gravity, urobilinogen, any number of these constituents; automated, with microscopy.

What is included in CPT 84443?

Thyroid Testing
Current list of Lab NCDs: Alphabetical

NCD# Title CPT Codes Included
190.22 Thyroid Testing 84436 84439 84443 84479
190.28 Tumor Antigen by Immunoassay (CA 125) 86304
190.29 Tumor Antigen by Immunoassay (CA 15-3/CA 27.29) 86300
190.30 Tumor Antigen by Immunoassay (CA 19-9) 86301

What is TSH with reflex t4?

TSH with Reflex to Free T4 – For differential diagnosis of primary, secondary, and tertiary hypothyroidism. Also useful in screening for hyperthyroidism. This assay allows adjustment of exogenous thyroxine dosage in hypothyroid patients and in patients on suppressive thyroxine therapy for thyroid neoplasia.