CPT Codes and LOINC Update: March 2019

cpt-code-feature The following list includes updates posted to mayocliniclabs.com during the month of March:

CPT Code and Test Classification Updates

Test ID Test Name Updated
FIBR 8482 Fibroblast Culture Test Classification 3/25/2019 4:00pm
DNSAG 36781 Dengue Virus NS1 Antigen, Serum Test Classification 3/19/2019 4:02pm
PMARP 65559 Postmortem Arrhythmia Panel, Varies CPT Code Information 3/15/2019 4:03pm
CFTRZ 35388 CFTR Gene, Full Gene Analysis, Varies CPT Code Information 3/15/2019 4:02pm
CLOBZ 65483 Clobazam and Metabolite, Serum CPT Code Information 3/13/2019 8:03pm
FIBRO 38292 FibroTest-ActiTest, Serum CPT Code Information 3/13/2019 4:04pm
HEVQU 62929 Hepatitis E Virus RNA Detection and Quantification by Real-Time RT-PCR, Serum CPT Code Information 3/12/2019 4:03pm
FIBRO 38292 FibroTest-ActiTest, Serum CPT Code Information 3/12/2019 12:03pm
FIBRO 38292 FibroTest-ActiTest, Serum Test Classification 3/12/2019 12:03pm
HPPAN 35640 Hereditary Pancreatitis Panel, Varies CPT Code Information 3/11/2019 12:02pm
SPUT 8095 Bacterial Culture, Aerobic, Respiratory CPT Code Information 3/11/2019 4:00am
FLALA 57193 Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (Endotoxin) CPT Code Information 3/05/2019 12:01pm
PDP 64914 Peroxisomal Disorder Panel by Next-Generation Sequencing, Varies CPT Code Information 3/01/2019 8:03pm
GSDP 64912 Glycogen Storage Disease Panel by Next-Generation Sequencing, Varies CPT Code Information 3/01/2019 8:03pm

LOINC Updates

Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC®) is clinical terminology that is important for laboratory test orders and results, and is one of a suite of designated standards for use in U.S. federal government systems for the electronic exchange of clinical health information. Mayo Clinic Laboratories systematically assigns LOINC values to its assays, as provided in the following spreadsheet.

Z-Code Updates

To access the DEX Z codes, you must first register through DEX. After registering through DEX, log into mayocliniclabs.com and search for "z codes" in the upper right corner of the web page. The user must attest to being a registered user of the DEX Diagonstic Exchange by clicking the blue "Access DEX Z-Codes" button. An Excel spreadsheet will open to display the Z codes.
Andy Tofilon

Andy Tofilon

Andy Tofilon is a Marketing Segment Manager at Mayo Clinic Laboratories.