Tag: CPT Codes Updates


349 Ways CPT Codes Set is Revolutionizing Medical Practice for Physicians in 2024

The user-friendly descriptions associated with the over 11,000 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) codes are integrated into various medical documents, insurance forms, price lists, and patient portals. They serve as crucial references for numerous hospitals, health plans, and medical offices. To address language barriers, the recently released 2024 CPT code set now incorporates these descriptors in […]
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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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AMA Updates CPT Codes for Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine

The organization released new CPT codes for Pfizer’s pediatric COVID-19 vaccine once FDA grants emergency use authorization for children between six months and five years of age. The American Medical Association (AMA) has updated the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code set to include a new code for administering pediatric doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in […]
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9 New Introduction Codes Added to ICD-10-PCS

Effective April 1, 2022, hospitals will have nine new procedure codes to describe the introduction or infusion of therapeutics, including the additional COVID-19 vaccines recently authorized for emergency use by the Food and Drug Administration. April Update The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services first introduced seven new ICD-10-PCS codes for the second quarter of […]
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CPT Code Set Adds Code for J&J COVID-19 Vaccine Booster

AMA updated the CPT code set to accommodate the new mix-and-match COVID-19 vaccine booster strategy endorsed by the federal government. The update comes on the heels of a decision from the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) to authorize booster doses of Janssen’s COVID-19 vaccine. The federal agency has recommended a booster dose of the vaccine for […]
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AMA Updates CPT Codes for COVID-19 Vaccines

The updates include unique CPT codes for a new formulation of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and new codes for booster doses expected to roll out later this month. The American Medical Association (AMA) has announced updates to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code set to account for changes to COVID-19 vaccines, including booster […]
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