ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
CPT: Medicine codes
The E/M codes for consultations and nursing facility visits reflect some of this year’s significant changes.
This article describes changes in CPT codes for 2005 in the areas most likely to affect family physicians.
On April 1, 2002, ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) became a Medicare-covered service. Effective January 1, 2002, Congress extended Medicare coverage for MNT to beneficiaries with diabetes or a renal disease. The author explains how to take advantage of these new payment opportunities.