Tag: Category I CPT codes

2024 CPT code updates for urology

2024 Urology CPT Code Updates: What You Need to Know

The CPT code set for 2024 has recently been released. The modifications discussed below pertain specifically to urology and will become effective on January 1, 2024, across all payers. While pricing and coverage details will be finalized for certain procedure codes, primarily for Medicare, with the release of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule in late […]
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CPT Codes

The Three Categories of CPT Codes

Current Procedural Terminology or CPT codes are developed by the American Medical Association (AMA) to describe a wide range of healthcare services provided by physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare professionals. These codes are utilized to communicate with other physicians, hospitals, and insurers for claims processing. There are three categories of CPT Codes: Category I, Category II, and Category […]
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Coronavirus: AMA Releases Vaccine CPT Codes

New COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine-specific CPT codes have been released to enable physicians to properly report immunizations. In a news release, the American Medical Association (AMA) says they worked closely with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the CPT Panel to develop unique codes for two coronavirus vaccines. They also created administration codes […]
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AMA Announces New CPT Codes as COVID-19 Advancements Expand

The American Medical Association (AMA) has released an update to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set today, introducing two new codes to report medical services related to the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The revision to the CPT code set has been sanctioned by the CPT Editorial Panel, an autonomous body assembled by the […]
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New CPT Codes for COVID-19

AMA Approves 2 New CPT Codes for COVID-19

One of the codes, CPT Code 99072, is for reporting additional supplies used to mitigate spread of the virus. The American Medical Association (AMA) announced, Sept. 8, two new Category I CPT® codes to meet the changing needs of the healthcare industry brought about by the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE). The codes were approved […]
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