Venipunctures for Hospital's and ASC's

Effective September 1, 2015, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) will no longer pay a separate fee for CPT codes 36415 and 36416 for hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers. This change affects all BCBSTX commercial business, including all existing and future commercial networks. Currently, this includes Blue Choice PPOSM, HMO Blue TexasSM, Blue Advantage HMOSM and ParPlan.

CPT CodeMaximum Allowable Fee Effective 09/01/2015
36415 $0
36416 $0