The description in Paragraph 14 of the old
Schedule is deleted. Instead, the maximum number of units that can be claimed for L393
(Complete Blood Count) is 16 units per patient per day. The individual codes L372, L396,
L397, L399, L417 and L418 should not be used. However, all six (6) test values must be
reported regardless of which test(s) is (are) ordered.
The maximum number of units referred to in Paragraph 15 in the old
Schedule has been deleted for any combination of the tests represented by the following
codes: L005, L030, L045, L053, L061, L067, L111, L191, L194, L204, L208, L222, L223, L225,
L226, L251, and L252.
The maximum number of units for L225 (Automated chemical analyzer
with simultaneously functioning channels) is 5 units per patient per day.
The maximum number of units for any combination of L055
(cholesterol), L153 (lipoprotein, electrophoresis) and L243 (triglycerides) is 30 units
per patient per day.