|TO:||Regional Medical Laboratory Clients|
|FROM:||Carol Ghere, MT (ASCP) SI, Compliance Chairman|
|DATE:||December 31, 2009|
|SUBJECT:||2010 CPT4 Code Changes from American Medical Association (AMA)|
2010 CPT4 Code Changes for AMA
The American Medical Association (AMA) CPT code changes for 2010 will become effective on January 1, 2010. Regional Medical Laboratory will implement the following changes in CPT4 codes to comply with changes suggested by the AMA. The table below lists the code changes that might affect you.
If you have any other questions or need additional information please contact Carol Ghere, MT (ASCP) SI, Compliance Committee Chairman at 918-403-0201 or email@example.com.
|Procedure Code||Order Mnemonic||Description||Deleted Code||New 2010 Code|
|5500700||FTA||Fluorescent Treponema pallidum Antibody||86781||86780|
|3806350||CSF FTA||Fluorescent Treponema pallidum Antibody - CSF||86781||86780|
|5501065||TPPA||Treponema pallidum Antibody; Particle Agglutination||86781||86780|
|5501275||IMMUKNOW||Immunknow Cell Function Assay||86353||86352|