Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

DRUG MONITORING, AMPHETAMINES, WITH D/L, QUANTITATIVE, URINE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1334         Geisinger Epic ID: 53261

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Urine
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
Non-sterile specimen container
Specimen required:
20 mL urine; minimum 5 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 14 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Preserved samples.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
80324
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Amphetamine and Methamphetamine. If the Methamphetamine is reported Positive (=250 ng/mL), Pain Management, Methamphetamine, D/L Isomers, Urine will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 80374 HCPCS: G0480)
Methodology:
Mass Spectrometry
Synonyms:
Quest test code 92483, DM Amp, Prescription Drug Monitoring, Pain Management
Clinical significance:
The management of patients use of controlled substances is an increasing focus of law enforcement to ensure that prescribed medications arent diverted, and is critical to the successful outcome of many pharmaco-therapies. Urine drug testing for the presence or absence of prescribed medications and illicit drugs is a strategy designed to help the treating physician monitor their patients for compliance with that physicians directive(s).

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Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Daily; Report available: 3 days    
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