California Medical Association: 2013 revisions of evaluation and management services
The American Medical Association (AMA) made a number of CPT® code changes in 2013 that affect evaluation and management services. AAPC’s Managing Editor G. John Verhovshek, MA, CPC, recently highlighted some of the main changes in an article published by the California Medical Association.
“Eighty-two evaluation and management (E/M) codes in the range 99201-99467 have been revised to allow a physician or other qualified health care professional to provide services,” he says. “The revisions clarify that each state’s scope-of-practice laws (not CPT® descriptor language) determine the services an individual provider is qualified to perform.”
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