AMA Threatens to File HIPAA Complaint Unless CMS Halts Program Requiring Z-Codes for MDx Tests | GenomeWeb

Originally published Dec. 22, 2011.

By Turna Ray

Concerned that a Medicare
pilot project intended to track utilization of molecular diagnostics may be an underhanded attempt to replace the widespread use of its current procedural terminology codes, the American Medical Association has demanded that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services stop implementation of the program.

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