Pathology/Lab Coding Alert

CPT® 2018: Explore 3 New Prostate Test Code Alternatives


- Published on Thu, Dec 07, 2017
MAAAs focus cancer risk assessment. Ever since the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) assigned a grade of ‘D’ (recommending against screening) to prostate specific antigen (PSA)-based screening, prostate cancer testing protocols have been in flux. Problem: The USPSTF states that “a substantial percentage of men who have asymptomatic cancer detected by PSA screening have a tumor that either will [...]


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