Published in Biotech Business Week, December 20th, 2004
This amount is the national fee limit (state and local rates may vary slightly), and exceeds the average cost per test paid by laboratories.
A new Common Procedural Terminology code for IMA (82045: albumin, ischemia modified) has also been established, and will be used beginning January 1, 2005, to report and bill for IMA testing.
"Inclusion in the 2005 Medicare lab fee schedule makes it much easier for hospitals to order and...
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