The 2023 CPT code set takes effect on January 1, 2023. This article covers code changes for bariatric gastric balloon procedures, hernia repairs, and other updates within the digestive system chapter. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.
CMS developed the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) to control improper coding and potentially inappropriate payment of Part B services. Review NCCI basics to ensure compliance with the latest coding policies.
The CPT Editorial Panel recently announced that it approved new CPT codes for Pfizer’s bivalent COVID-19 vaccine booster and its administration for children six months to 4 years old after they have received administration of the first and second doses of the product.
Q: What is the difference between “normal” and “abnormal” native connections in the descriptors for new 2023 CPT codes 33900-33903 describing percutaneous pulmonary artery revascularization by stent placement?
Peter Hollman, MD , breaks down 2023 CPT guidance in a new section of the manual for initial and subsequent E/M services, which will impact reporting of hospital inpatient and observation care services beginning January 1.