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AMA Corrects CPT Errors and Omissions

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  • July 30, 2010
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Updates have been made to the July 2 list of CPT® Category II short and medium descriptor documents. According to the American Medical Association (AMA), two codes were inadvertently excluded from the earlier posting.
The two codes are:


Updated versions of the Category II short descriptors and medium descriptors documents are posted on the CPT® Category II codes page of the AMA website.
The AMA also posted July 22 errata for the CPT® 2010 Book.
Corrections in CPT® 2010 include:

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  • Changing the copyright year from 2010 to 2009.
  • The addition of parenthetical language, “Do not report 92542 in conjunction with 92540 or the set of 92541, 92544, and 92545,” for parentheticals following codes: 92541, 92542, 92544, and 92545.
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  1. LeAnne Walters says:

    Is CPT going to correct their omission of 2012 CPT code 22633 as an applicable parent or primary procedure code for the add-on codes of 22840, 22851, and 20930-20938?
    These add-on codes would have been allowed with codes 22612 and 22630 which 22633 replaced.