CPT® 81517, Under Multianalyte Assays with Algorithmic Analyses

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 81517 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Multianalyte Assays with Algorithmic Analyses.

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Using a serum specimen, the test uses immunoassay methods to evaluate the levels of three liver–disease biomarkers: hyaluronic acid (HA), procollagen III amino–terminal peptide (PIIINP), and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase 1 (TIMP–1). Because this is a multianalyte assay with algorithmic analysis (MAAA) test, the service includes an algorithmic analysis using patient data and the lab test results to report a risk score for liver fibrosis and liver–related clinical events that could occur within five years.

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