Coding Updates Effective October 2018

Eighteen Proprietary Laboratory Analyses (PLA) codes were added to the CPT list, effective 10/01/18. PLA codes started in 2017, and now number nearly 80 codes. PLA codes provide labs and manufacturers with a way to more specifically identify tests.

The new code range of 0062U-0079U spans multiple tests, including:

  • IgG and IgM analysis
  • Antibody tests
  • Candida species panel
  • Oncology expression profiling
  • CYP2D6 gene analysis
  • Pain management genotyping panel
  • Comparative DNA analysis