CMS published its first quarter 2023 HCPCS Application Summaries and Coding Recommendations April 27, which summarizes the final decisions on HCPCS Level II code assignments. CMS created 58 new HCPCS codes, deleted seven codes, and revised one code. Most changes will be implemented July 1.
This article reviews the most common types of external diagnostic cardiology tests, examines relevant CPT coding guidelines, and offers reporting advice from an expert. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.
Laura Evans, CPC , takes a deep dive into four CPT Category III codes that were released in the 2023 CPT Manual . Those codes are used to report cutting-edge regenerative musculoskeletal procedures, the use of animal implants, and facet joint replacements.
Modifier -25 is used to report a significant, separately identifiable E/M service by the same physician. Courtney Crozier, MA, RHIA, CCS, CDIP , reviews the American Medical Association’s guidance on correct reporting of modifier -25, and outlines when and how to report it.