Ama Policy

Medical Necessity of Diagnostic Tests H-320.976

U.R. Criteria

Our AMA approves the principle that the indication for a diagnostic test is based on the suspected diagnosis of a clinical disorder and that a test with normal results is not de facto unnecessary.

Policy Timeline

Res. 97, A-90Reaffirmed: Sunset Report, I-00Reaffirmed: CMS Rep. 6, A-10Reaffirmed: CMS Rep. 01, A-20