What is PPMP, ppmp, Q0111, Q0112, Q0113, Q0114, Q0115, 81015, 81000, 81001, 81020, 89055, G0027, 89190, CPT Q0111, CPT Q0112, CPT Q0113, CPT Q0114, CPT Q0115, CPT 81015, CPT 81000, CPT 81001, CPT 81020, CPT 89055, CPT G0027, CPT 89190

PPMP Testing – Definition & CPT Codes

PPMP is a testing modality that requires the use of a microscope and is performed by a clinical practitioner during a patient encounter.

A Certificate of Provider-Performed Microscopy Procedures (PPMP) permits a laboratory to perform a limited list of moderate complexity tests, as well as any waived tests.

It is intended to be used in providers’ offices, outpatient clinics, public health clinics, health maintenance organizations, and medical training programs. Providers may include physicians, nurse practitioners,physicians’ assistants, or nurse midwives.

PPMP Medical Abbreviation

PPMP is the medical abbreviation for Provider-performed microscopy (PPMP).

CPT Codes For Provider Performed Microscopy Procedures (PPMP)

The following procedures are consisdered as Provider-Performed Microscopy Procedures (PPMP) and the performing laborotories should obtain a Certificate for Provider Performed Microscopy Procedures.

Q0111 CPT Code

Description of CPT Q0111: Wet mounts, including preparations of vaginal, cervical or skin specimens.

Q0112 CPT Code

Description of CPT Q0112: All potassium hydroxide (KOH) preparations.

Q0113 CPT Code

Description of CPT Q0113: Pinworm examinations.

Q0114 CPT Code

Description of CPT Q0114: Fern test.

Q0115 CPT Code

Description of CPT Q0115: Post-coital direct, qualitative examinations of vaginal or cervical mucous.

81015 CPT Code

Description of CPT 81015: Urinalysis; microscopic only.

81000 CPT Code

Description of CPT 81000: Urinalysis, by dipstick or tablet reagent for bilirubin, glucose, hemoglobin, ketones, leukocytes, nitrite, pH, protein, specific gravity, urobilinogen, any number of these constituents; non-automated, with microscopy.

81001 CPT Code

Description of CPT 81001: Urinalysis, by dipstick or tablet reagent for bilirubin, glucose, hemoglobin,ketones, leukocytes, nitrite, pH, protein, specific gravity, urobilinogen, any number of these constituents; automated, with microscopy

Coding Note For CPT 81001: May only be used when the lab is using an automated dipstick urinalysis instrument approved as waived.)

81020 CPT Code

Description of CPT 81020: Urinalysis; two or three glass test.

89055 CPT Code

Description of CPT 89055: Fecal leukocyte examination.

G0027 CPT Code

Description of CPT G0027: Spermatic fluid analysis; presence and/or motility of sperm excluding Huhner.

89190 CPT Code

Description of CPT 89190: Nasal smears for eosinophils.

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