November Bulletin – 2023 E/M Coding Updates

2023 E/M Coding Updates On January 1, 2023, several new updates to the Evaluation and Management (E/M) section of the CPT code book will take effect. 25 codes are being deleted, there are revisions to five different coding categories’ introductory guidelines and prolonged services received a complete revision. The codes that are being deleted are […]

August Bulletin – National Coverage Determination Updates

National Coverage Determination Updates Effective October 1, 2022, there will be several updates to the National Coverage Determination (NCD) guidelines that are implemented by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The following NCDs are being updated to include changes for the 2023 fiscal year: NCD 150.3 Bone Density Studies NCD 160.18 Vagus Nerve […]

July Bulletin – CPT Code Updates Coming Fall 2022

CPT Code Updates Coming Fall 2022 Effective 10/1/2022, more than 300 new ICD-10-PCS codes will go into effect. The updates include 331 new codes and 64 code deletions. Among them are new technology codes, including a code for computer-assisted transcranial magnetic stimulation of the prefrontal cortex. The 2023 fiscal year (FY) updates are available for […]

July Bulletin – COVID-19 CPT Code Updates

July Bulletin – COVID-19 CPT Code Updates In mid-May, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster for children ages five through eleven. The CPT code to be used for this booster is: 0074A – Immunization administration by intramuscular injection of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) […]