CMS Releases 2015 Pain Management CPT Code Changes

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released the 2015 CPT coding changes for pain management.

New codes are added and changes are made in a number of areas, including the following:

  • Joint Injection/Aspiration Codes
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Ultrasound Guidance For Needle Placement
  • Myelography
  • Drug Screening

The Society for Pain Practice Management identifies the changes in a free, downloadable document. View the pain management coding changes (doc).

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