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Pay-per-view: CPT Medicine section updates reflect new products and technologies to report

APCs Insider, April 24, 2015

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Each year, the AMA updates the Vaccines, Toxoids section of the Medicine chapter in the CPT® Manual to add or revise descriptions of newly available products. In 2015, the AMA added two new product codes (90651, 90630) and revised four (90654, 90721, 90723, and 90734).
 
"Remember, if you administer a vaccine, not only would you have the code for the vaccine itself, you'd also have the administration code to be reported with it," said Peggy Blue, MPH, CPC, CCS-P, CEMC, coding Boot Camp instructor for HCPro, a division of BLR, in Danvers, Massachusetts. Blue spoke during the HCPro webcast "Preparing for 2015's CPT Code Changes."
 
Continue reading "Medicine section updates reflect new products and technologies to report" on HCPro’s website. Subscribers to Briefings on APCs have free access to this article in the April issue.



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