Category Archives: Updates

Clinical Laboratory Scientist position

The Diagnostic Pathology Medical Group Molecular Laboratory located in Sacramento, CA has an immediate opening for a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) to help support the day-to-day operations of the Molecular Laboratory. As a member of the Molecular Lab team, the candidate shall be responsible for performing pre-analytic, analytic and post-analytic laboratory testing according to established […]


DPMG is now offering HSV 1 & 2 testing using the Aptima Multitest Swab Collection Kit on anogenital skin lesions. For more information or for supplies, please contact your Client Liaison or Customer Service at 916-446-0424.

Dermatopathologist opening

DERMATOPATHOLOGY – NORTHERN CALIFORNIA Busy, multi-subspecialty pathology group of 25 pathologists and 3 pathology assistants looking for dermatopathology-boarded (or board-eligible) colleague. Both pathology-trained and dermatology-trained candidates are welcome to apply. The group consists of both hospital – and outpatient-based pathologists and annually sees approximately 30,000 inpatient surgical pathology cases and 75,000 outpatient cases, including approximately […]

Accepting Applications in Histology!

We are accepting applications for the following positions: Histologic Technician – ASCP certified or eligible (full time, part time and on-call) Laboratory Assistant Qualified applicants should respond with current resume and cover letter at

Updates-New Vaginitis Testing

DPMG is now offering Vaginitis testing from the Pap vial or Aptima Swab!!! Note: New changes on our cytology requisition. Our clients now have the option of ordering vaginitis testing from the Pap vial or Aptima swab to identify patients with CV (Candida species & C. Glabrata), BV (Gardnerella & Lactobacillus) and Trichomonas. For more […]

Update – ABN Requirements

ABN required with Medicare Paps Please note: All Medicare Paps submitted to DPMG must have a copy of an Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN) signed and dated by the patient. Please send a copy of the signed ABN your office obtained from the patient at the time of her Pap screening visit. If it […]

  • Posted on: Mar 29 2016
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Update – ICD-10 Transition

August 12, 2015 Dear Valued Client: On October 1, 2015, the healthcare industry is transitioning from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM. This transition is required for all providers in every health care setting and everyone covered by the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA). Diagnostic Pathology Medical Group will be ready to receive ICD-10-CM coding information and […]

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Update – Guidelines for Adding Molecular Testing to Previous Pap

January 14, 2016 As your partner in Women’s Health and Cytology, DPMG is committed to providing accurate results, ensuring the best possible patient care. DPMG offers both the ThinPrep and SurePath liquid based cytology media. Additional testing can be ordered out of the vial including, HPV, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Trichomonas. If your practice is requesting […]

  • Posted on: Mar 29 2016
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Update – New Guidelines for HPV Testing on Medi-Cal Patients

March 14, 2016 As your partner in Women’s Health and Cytology, DPMG is committed to providing you with the latest information from Medi-Cal in regards to age and frequency for HPV testing. Effective for dates of service on or after October 1, 2015, human papillomavirus (HPV) testing codes 87624 (HPV high-risk) and 87625 (genotyping for […]

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