AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2017 Issue 4; For Your Information

Multianalyte Assays with Algorithmic Analyses (MAAA) effective January 1, 2018

Multianalyte Assays with Algorithmic Analyses (MAAA) are procedures that utilize multiple results derived from various types of assays, including molecular pathology assays, MAAAs are typically unique to a single clinical laboratory or manufacturer. Additional information regarding the MAAAs can be located in the CPT codebook, under Appendix O. The AMA released a new MAAA code which became effective January 1, 2018. This code is listed on the following page.  CPT Code Long Descriptor 0011M Oncology, prostate cancer, mRNA expression assay of 12 genes (10 content and 2 housekeeping), RT-PCR test utilizing blood plasma and/or urine, algorithms to predict...

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