LIS Mnemonic: FFP
Department: BLOOD BANK
Container: LAVENDER (EDTA) RED (Serum (SST) separator tube NOT acceptable
Transport: Room temperature
CPT-4: P9017
Comments: Contact Blood Bank. Not routinely available. Special order from the Red Cross. Must be approved by the Red Cross Medical Director. Frozen plasma (FP24) is considered an acceptable substitute for replacement of coagulation factors.

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.