AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2019 Issue 3; For Your Information

CPT code changes effective July 1, 2019

The following information pertaining to the proprietary laboratory analyses codes may be found on the AMA’s website at: https://www.ama-assn.org/system/files/2019-04/cpt-pla-codes-long.pdf Proprietary laboratory analyses (PLA) codes The American Medical Association’s (AMA) CPT Editorial Panel deleted one proprietary laboratory analysis (PLA) code and established 21 new codes. Deleted code: CPT Code Long Descriptor Effective Date 0057U Oncology (solid organ neoplasia), mrna, gene expression profiling by massively parallel sequencing for analysis of 51 genes, utilizing formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue, algorithm reported as a normalized percentile rank July 1, 2019 New codes: CPT Code Long Descriptor Effective Date 0084U Red...

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