The AMA announced that its CPT® editorial panel expedited approval of a unique CPT code to report laboratory testing services for COVID-19. The new code supports the urgent public health need for streamlined reporting of testing for the virus.
Providers will find immediate opportunity to provide virtual visits to patients enrolled in Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans as CMS seeks to facilitate screening and treatment of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases.
Approximately 12% of Americans suffer from migraine headaches, according to the Migraine Research Foundation. In this article, Shelley C. Safian, PhD, RHIA, CCS-P, CPC-I, reviews coding for migraine headaches and their treatment, including CPT reporting of drug-free alternative treatment options.
Given the frequency with which wound procedures are performed, and the expenses associated with their performance, it’s essential that coders have a clear understanding of how to accurately report CPT codes for these services. Review 2020 CPT codes for wound repairs and grafting procedures. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.