Beginning with dates of service on or after April 28, 2019, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield (Anthem) 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, view this policy online.  Go to  Select Providers, then Providers Overview. Select Find Resources for Your State, and pick Colorado.  From the Answers@Anthem page, select the Reimbursement Policies – Professional link, then select Drug Screen Testing.

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May 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Colorado