AMA published the 2024 CPT code set with 349 total editorial changes, including 230 additions, 49 deletions, and 70 revisions. The press release announced revisions for immunization/administration sections, E/M clarification, and new Spanish procedure descriptions.
The U.S. has experienced extreme weather events in recent years, including cataclysmic hurricanes and tornadoes. Terry Tropin, MSHAI, RHIA, CCS-P , explains how coders should use and sequence external cause codes in ICD-10-CM for injuries caused by these storms. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.
The 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule received more than 17,000 stakeholder comments. Julie Kyles, CPC , highlights some of the major concerns that commenters expressed, such as requests for more telehealth policy flexibility and community health integration services.
Critical care coding can challenge both new and seasoned coders. Jessica Miller-Dobbs, CPC, CPC-P, CGIC , offers tips and clarification on reporting critical care services in CPT, as well as sample provider documentation for these services.