AMA CPT® Assistant - 1996 Issue 5 (May)

Pathology and Laboratory, 84153, 86316 (Q&A) (May 1996)

May 1996 page 11 Coding Consultation Pathology and Laboratory, 84153, 86316 (Q&A) Question Should I use 86316 to report prostate specific antigen testing? AMA Comment Although code 86316 is the correct type of test (immunoassay for tumor antigen), it is a generic code. A more specific code exists, 84153, Prostate Specific Antigen, and should be reported for all PSA testing. Pathology and Laboratory, 84153, 86316 (Q&A). CPT® Assistant. 1996; May 1996 page 11 ...

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