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CPT: Pathology and laboratory codes
A new injection code and newborn codes are among this year’s most notable CPT changes.
This article describes changes in CPT codes for 2005 in the areas most likely to affect family physicians.
Multiple changes have been made to the vaccine codes.
Among the changes this year are codes for skin lesion excisions, musculoskeletal therapeutic injections, routine venipuncture and colposcopy.
Changes in critical care, care plan oversight, lab services and vaccines are most likely to affect family physicians.
Summary of relevant CPT changes for family physicians.
This article describes changes in CPT codes for 1999 in the areas most likely to affect family physicians (e.g., E/M, radiology, lab work, immunizations, and OMT).