Advance: 2013 CPT Codes to Watch

There are more than 700 Current Procedural Terminology® (CPT®) code changes and guideline revisions for 2013, and a multitude of reasons behind them. AAPC’s Director of Education Raemarie Jimenez, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, CANPC, CRHC, recently published an article in Advance for Health Information Professionals in which she outlines the primary changes to keep an eye on this year.

“Most changes are a result of new technology, combination codes created to bundle the surgical and radiologic supervision and interpretation or guidance, Category III codes replaced with Category I codes or sunset, or code description revisions to clarify code use,” she explains.

Read the full article.

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3 Responses to “Advance: 2013 CPT Codes to Watch”

  1. durga says:

    I just want to see the updated codes.

  2. Pat P says:

    A list of those updated codes will be helpful

  3. dblackmer says:

    For a complete listing of CPT® code book changes, see Appendix B in AMA’s 2013 CPT® code book.

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