AMP puts a cost — and value — to sequencing procedures

Amid excitement about the groundbreaking work of unlocking the human genome’s secrets to speed diagnosis and target oncologic treatment comes the unpleasant reality that much of this labor now goes unpaid. Getting the American Medical Association’s editorial panel to publish nearly two dozen new genomics-related CPT codes for molecular pathology was a vital step, as was having those codes accepted in the Medicare clinical laboratory fee schedule.

In CAP TODAY’s “Put It on the Board” section this month. Read the whole shebang.