California Medical Association: Other providers now acknowledged throughout CPT®

In preparation for the new 2013 codes, AAPC Director of Publishing Brad Ericson, MPC, CPC, COSC, recently authored an article for the California Medical Association’s Practice Resources, in which he explained the biggest update in the CPT® codes and how it will affect the industry.

“The most significant change to CPT® in 2013 isn’t restricted to one code or to physicians themselves,” he writes. “More than 200 codes now include ‘other qualified health care professional’ with ‘physician’ in their descriptions to indicate who may perform the service.”

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