NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The American Medical Association and McKesson announced a licensing deal today to create a reference product for identifying and tracking molecular diagnostic tests.

The deal calls for McKesson Z-Code Identifiers to be grouped and indexed with corresponding molecular pathology codes in the AMA's Current Procedural Terminology code set. With the resulting reference product, "the healthcare industry can better understand the growth in this area to support advanced diagnostics innovation," AMA and McKesson said.

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