By Bernadette Toner

This article has been updated from a version posted March 14 to include comments from industry stakeholders.

The American Medical Association is seeking feedback on a proposal to create a new set of Current Procedural Terminology codes designed to eliminate the current practice of "stacking" codes for complex molecular tests that are not covered by existing guidelines.

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