LIS Mnemonic:
Department: PATHOLOGY
Container: Clean, dry container
Transport: Deliver immediately to Pathology and notify technologist when it arrives.
CPT-4: 88331
Comments: Pathologist/histotechnologist notified prior to surgery. Fresh specimen submitted, no formalin added. Indicate frozen section order on Pathology requisition.

CPT Codes: The CPT codes included in this publication are in accordance with Current Procedural Terminology, a publication of the American Medical Association. CPT codes are provided here for the convenience of our clients; however, correct coding often varies from one carrier to another, and Saratoga Hospital may bill specific carriers using codes other than those shown. Clients who bill for services should verify the code(s) with the applicable payor to confirm that their use is appropriate in each case.