McKesson Z codes are now available on MayoMedicalLaboratories.com. Below is a quick introduction to the codes and how to access them.
WHAT ARE MCKESSON Z CODES?
The McKesson Z-Code Identifier is a unique 5-character alpha-numeric code associated with a specific molecular diagnostics (MDx) test. Z-Code Identifiers are assigned within the McKesson Diagnostics Exchange™ based on the uniqueness of each test or manufacturer’s product being registered.
WHO DOES THIS CHANGE AFFECT?
Clients in Medicare Administrative Contractor jurisdictions E and F (Noridian Healthcare Solutions), M (Palmetto GBA), and 15 (CGS Administrators, LLC).
HOW DO I ACCESS THE Z CODES?
To access the McKesson Z codes, you must first register through McKesson.
WHERE DO I ACCESS THE Z CODES?
After registering through McKesson, log into MayoMedicalLaboratories.com and search for "z codes" in the upper right corner of the web page. The user must attest to being a registered user of the McKesson Diagonstic Exchange by clicking the blue "Access McKesson Z-Codes" button. An Excel spreadsheet will be then open to display the z codes. Z codes can also be viewed on the McKesson Diagnostics Exchange.
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