In Billing
Mar 6th, 2018
Mammography coding for screening mammography furnished to Medicare patients is changed in 2018. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) now recognizes three CPT codes, added in 2017. G Codes Out, CPT Codes In Effective for services rendered on or after Jan. 1, 2018, you will no longer use HCPCS Level II codes G0202, G0204, ...
Mammography for breast cancer screening sees many changes to coding guidelines and reporting in 2017 and 2018. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, making it an ideal time to review coding and coverage guidelines for mammography. These guidelines have undergone major changes in the past year, with further changes expected in 2018. 2017 Introduced New ...
Coding these preventive procedures depends on the payer. For 2017, the American Medical Association (AMA) deleted CPT® 77051, 77052, 77055, 77056, and 77057, and introduced three replacement codes to report mammography: 77065 Diagnostic mammography, including computer-aided detection (CAD) when performed; unilateral 77066 … bilateral 77067 Screening mammography, bilateral (2-view study of each brea...
In CMS
Feb 20th, 2017
The 2017 CPT® codebook introduced three new codes to describe mammography services; 77065 Diagnostic mammography, including computer-aided detection (CAD) when performed; unilateral 77066 Diagnostic mammography, including computer-aided detection (CAD) when performed; bilateral 77067 Screening mammography, bilateral (2-view study of each breast), including computer-aided detection (CAD) when perfor...
In Billing
Mar 30th, 2015
The CPT® Editorial Panel created three new codes (77061, 77062, and 77063) for 2015 to describe the physician work and practice expense associated with screening and diagnostic digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT). In the 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Final Rule, however, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) established a payment rate for ...