CPT® 88167, Under Cytopathology Screening Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 88167 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Cytopathology Screening Procedures.

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The lab analyst performs the technical lab test to analyze a cervical or vaginal cytopathology slide manually; she then rescreens the same slide using computer assistance with additional cell selection and review. She performs the test under a physician’s supervision and uses the Bethesda System to report the results. The cell selection computer assistance allows the analyst to search for a specific type of cell based on cell characteristics.

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