AMA CPT® Assistant - 1998 Issue 4 (April)

Pathology and Laboratory, 86316 (Q&A) (April 1998)

April 1998 page 15 Coding Consultation Pathology and Laboratory, 86316 (Q&A) Question Our clinic performs an antigen test called CA19-9. For this test, what would be the most appropriate CPT code to report? AMA Comment From a CPT coding perspective, CA19-9 is a carbohydrate antigen used for work-up and monitoring of carcinoma of the pancreas. In this instance, the most appropriate CPT code to report would be code . Pathology and Laboratory, 86316 (Q&A). CPT® Assistant. 1998; April 1998 page 15 ...

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