Pathology / Laboratory Survival Guide

Chapter 3: Evocative/Suppression Testing

Similar to organ and disease panels, evocative/suppression testing involves a specific series of lab tests. The lab must perform each test listed in the code description to report one of the codes from 80400-80440.

Caution: If the lab does not perform all of the tests in the panel, you must report the tests individually using the appropriate lab codes instead of listing the panel code. If the lab performs the panel plus additional tests, submit the panel code plus the appropriate code(s) for the additional tests.

Example: The physician orders a renal vein renin [...]

- Published on 2010-05-18
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