Testing Updates (Lab Alerts)

  4/30/20 Calling of COV19 Results
4/23/20 Antibody Testing for COVID-19
4/16/20  COVID-19 Testing at Nebraska Medicine
4/2/20  COVID-19 New CPT Code
3/27/20 COVID-19 In-House Testing Now Available
3/17/20 MAYO COVID-19 Testing
3/13/20 ARUP COVID-19 Testing
3/6/20 Collecting and Handling Suspected COVD-19 Specimens
2/28/20 Method and Code Changes for Protein Electrophoresis
2/28/20  Test Code and AOE Updates
2/25/20 CMS Laboratory Date of Service Policy
2/19/20 D-Dimer Test update for Oakview & Bellevue Medical Center Labs
2/14/20 GIP Billing Brief
1/29/20  Mandatory Disease Reporting to the State
1/23/20 Discontinuation of DOA at Oakview Laboratory
1/15/20 New Vitamin D Total Screening Assay
12/30/19 New Bioharzard Bags
12/30/19 Replacement Test for Enterovirus Specific CSF Molecular Assay
12/12/19  2020 CPT Code Changes
11/21/19 Herpes Virus Panels Changes
10/22/19 AFB Culture Incubation Time
9/20/19 Rheumatoid Factor Reference Range/Specimen type change
6/18/19 Bordetella Pertussis DNA Detection test code/requirements change
6/18/19 Pass-Through Billing
5/28/19 HIV Panel In-House Testing Resumed
5/20/19  HIVPN HIV Antigen/Antibody Panel Delay
5/10/19  Hypercoaguable Panel Test Changes
5/10/19 In-Network Insurance Coverage for Laboratory Services
4/30/19 LEAD Reference Range Changes
3/8/19 Viral Testing Methodology/Sample Requirements Updates
3/5/19 CBC Manual Differential Discontinuation
2/11/19 MTHFR Discontinuation
2/11/19 HIV Consent form change for Nebraska
12/3/18 TSH Reference Interval Update (Infants/Children/Adolescents)
11/16/18 Lupus Panel additional component
10/16/18 CEBPA, KIT and TP53 Tests Updates
8/20/18 Molecular Virology Primary Tube Changes
6/12/18 Quantiferon TB-Gold Collection Changes
2/28/18 Coagulation Testing Changes
2/26/18 RPS & NPHL Supply Portal Update/Changes effective 2/27/18
1/12/18 2018 Laboratory CPT Code Updates
1/9/18 Insulin-Like Growth Factor Test Code Change
12/5/17 Virology Cultures Update
12/4/17 New QUAD Screen and AFP order codes
11/30/17 Wet Prep Reporting Format Change
11/7/17 QUAD Screens and Maternal Serum Alpha Fetoprotien Testing
10/24/17 Vancomycin Trough Critical Call Value Change
10/5/17 UHC Authorization for Outpatient Genetic/Molecular Lab Testing
08/28/17 Clostridium difficile DNA Confirmatory Testing TAT Delay
08/16/17 UTSH Reference range changes
8/14/17 Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia Ab Changes
8/4/17 BCR/ABL Quantaitation p210 Order code/specimen requirement changes
6/22/17 (CSF) by Flow Cytometry recommendations
5/23/17 Lead Testing Update
4/17/17 Hepatitis C Reflex Testing
3/10/17 Immunoglobulin E (IgE) Reference Interval Update
2/8/17 Test Code Updates
1/11/17 2017 CPT Code Updates
12/15/16 Testosterone Panel - Updated

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