Friday, August 24, 2012

2013 CPT Code Changes

2013 CPT Code Changes

The AMA has announced extensive changes in the CPT 2013 coding system, which will be released in September. The new 2013 edition includes:

·        Almost 600 code changes, affecting all medical specialties.

·    Extensive changes in the E/M, Surgery, Radiology, Pathology & Laboratory and Medicine sections.

·      18 modifiers have been revised

·       Almost 150 guidelines have been updated.

The bottom must update your CPT coding reference for 2013 to maximize your reimbursement and minimize your audit liability.

No comments:

Post a Comment