Announcements and Reports
CPT® Proprietary Lab Analyses Code Set
The AMA is currently seeking nominations for individuals to serve on the Proprietary Laboratory Analyses Technical Advisory Group (PLA-TAG). Members of PLA-TAG will play a crucial role in the PLA code creation process by reviewing PLA CPT code change applications and making recommendations regarding these requests for CPT codes that describe ADLTs or CDLTs. Applications are due Friday, Aug. 12, 2016. Learn more about PLA-TAG and the Medicare Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Tests Payment System Final Rule released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on June 17, 2016.
CPT Editorial Panel Stakeholder Comment Session
A telephone meeting sponsored by the CPT Editorial Panel will be held from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. CST on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, for input from all interested stakeholders about the new CPT Proprietary Laboratory Analyses section. Topics to be covered include relevant background of the Medicare Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Tests Payment System Final Rule, and the CPT Editorial Panel's actions related to the new CPT Proprietary Laboratory Analyses (PLA) section and plans for process and implementation. Participate in the discussion.
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