Beginning with dates of service on or after April 28, 2019, Empire policy language will be updated to allow the lower level definitive code drug testing of 1-7 drug class(es) (G0480) on the same day as presumptive services. Additionally, the definitive drug testing related coding section was expanded for clarification.


For more information about this new policy, visit the Reimbursement Policy page at

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May 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter