CPT Code:² 0061U
Effective Date:² January 1, 2019
Category: Proprietary Laboratory Analyses (PLA) code
Code Descriptor: Transcutaneous measurement of five biomarkers (tissue oxygenation [StO2] oxyhemoglobin [ctHbO2], deoxyhemoglobin [ctHbR], papillary and reticular dermal hemoglobin concentrations [ctHb1 and ctHb2]), using spatial frequency domain imaging (SFDI) and multi-spectral analysis.
Payment Amount:² $27.85 per test
CMS Evidence: Code can be found on 2019 Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule (CLFS)
Diagnosis Codes: Providers are required to include diagnosis codes with each claim to describe the patient’s condition and why the service or procedure is reasonable and necessary.