Quick reference for the laboratory – new codes for 2020 and guidance with new coding issues.
For 2020, there were numerous changes to the Laboratory and Pathology Section of the CPT® manual. As always, it’s critical to ensure all staff have a complete understanding of the changes impacting laboratory. To help make that easier, we have put together a quick reference guide allowing you to see at a glance which codes have been added for 2020 and how they compare to codes for existing services. Plus, guidance with a new challenge for the year – when PLA codes seem to intersect with existing CPT codes and a review of modifiers commonly used with laboratory services.