In CMS
Nov 30th, 2009
Urology coders have to contend with a few changes the American Medical Association (AMA) has made to urodynamics coding for 2010. In the Urodynamics section of CPT® 2010, the AMA has added three new codes and removed two. The three new codes are as follows: CPT® Code Description 51727 Complex cystometrogram (ie, calibrated electronic equipment); with ...
In Coding
Nov 16th, 2009
By now the official CPT® 2010 manual is either in your hands or on its way. To ensure coding accuracy, however, you will need to update your book with some new information now posted on the AAPC Web site. AMA Posts Corrections to CPT® 2010 was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...
In Coding
Oct 21st, 2009
The CPT® 2010 code book includes some changes that will take many coders by surprise. Here’s a synopsis: Consult Codes. While the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) grapples with the idea of deleting these codes, the American Medical Association (AMA) extends their life into 2010 — changing only the language in the outpatient and ...