Tag: AMA updates


AMA Unveils 2024 CPT Codes

The revised code set now features descriptions of procedures and services in Spanish for the first time. The American Medical Association’s 2024 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code set, revealed today, encompasses various noteworthy features. These include consolidated codes for reporting ongoing COVID-19 immunizations, provisional codes for upcoming monovalent vaccines, and codes for Respiratory Syncytial Virus […]
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Outpatient and Inpatient Consultation Services can be Tricky

The AMA updated consultation services for 2023. The American Medical Association (AMA) announced major revisions to Evaluation and Management (E&M) Services for Jan 1, 2023. The E&M categories that will undergo revision in 2023 include inpatient and observation care services, emergency department services, consultations, nursing facility services, home and residence services, and prolonged services. Revisions […]
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Newly Revised CPT E&M Guidelines: Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule

A major revision of the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Evaluation and Management (E&M) Guidelines for Office and Outpatient Visits (O/O Visits), Split/Shared Visits, and Critical Care Time billing was implemented Jan. 1, 2021. You would think that all office-based providers would have been made aware of this and changed their documentation accordingly, but there is […]
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New codes on COVID-19 Vaccine for patients 4 years and below

The effective date for 0081A-0083A and 91308 is June 17, 2022. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted emergency use authorization (EUA) to the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for patients ages 6 months to 4 years. The new CPT® codes for reporting this vaccine are: 0081A Immunization administration by intramuscular injection of severe acute respiratory syndrome […]
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