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Keep Your Patients Compliant — and Get Insurance Companies to Foot the Bill

Posted by Claire Aleman on

Keep Your Patients Compliant -- and Get Insurance Companies to Foot the Bill

In addiction and pain management settings, drug screening can keep patients on track. And even better, many tests can be billed to insurance.

If youʼre running a pain management or addiction treatment center, urine drug screens can help you ensure that your patients are sticking with their treatment plan. Tox tests (toxicology tests) are especially helpful for people who are undergoing chronic pain treatment or any other type of opioid or substance abuse treatment. They might be a sensitive part of treatment, but theyʼll help everyone see more success.

By administering regular UA (urine analysis) tests, you can keep tabs on drug abuse that patients have failed to report. Whatʼs more, drug screens can help you get to the bottom of issues such as early requests for prescription refills, irregular or lost prescriptions, and other suspicious activity.

Whatʼs more, having a CLIA Certificate means patientsʼ public or private insurance companies regularly reimburse for those point-of-care tests.

The Largest Selection of CLIA-waived POC Tests

At, we offer the largest online catalog of CLIA-waived point-of-care tests -- meaning youʼre guaranteed to get the screening combination you need for your particular situation. Our Test Cups will test from 4 to 14 different drugs, while our economical Dip Tests are available to test from 2 to 12 drugs. Meanwhile, Cassette Tests are available in multiple panel configurations. Whether you need a urine test that detects natural opioids such as codeine or morphine, a test that detects semisynthetic opioids such as hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone, oxymorphone or buprenorphine, or tests for synthetic opioids such methadone, has you covered.

Our CLIA-waived drug test panels are available for the following cut-off levels:

  • Amphetamine (AMP): 1000 ng/ml
  • Barbiturates (BAR): 300 ng/ml
  • Buprenorphine (BUP): 10 ng/ml
  • Benzodiazepines (BZO): 300 ng/ml
  • Cocaine (COC): 300 ng/ml
  • Methamphetamine (mAMP): 1000 ng/ml
  • MDMA (Ecstacy): 500 ng/ml
  • Opiates (OPI, OPI300 or MOP): 300 or 2000 ng/ml
  • Methadone (MTD): 300 ng/ml
  • Oxycodone (OXY): 100 ng/ml
  • Phencyclidine (PCP): 25 ng/ml
  • Tricyclic Antidepressants (TCA): 1000 ng/ml
  • Marijuana (THC): 50 ng/ml

Need a test that detects specimens that have been adulterated? We have test cups with adulterant strips too.

CLIA Billing Codes to Use

If youʼre a medical facility with a CLIA Certificate, use the following billing codes for reimbursement for point-of-care drug tests:

HCPCS Code G0434
CPT Code 80300

As with all insurance payouts, the reimbursement amounts can vary from payer to payer.

Help your patients stay the course, and use CLIA-waived urine drug screens to pay for it.

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