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CPT: Surgery codes
Changes include new codes for pediatric vaccine administration and subsequent hospital observation care.
A new injection code and newborn codes are among this year’s most notable CPT changes.
This encounter form can help you to prevent minor operations from becoming major billing headaches.
A coding expert explains how and why modifier -25 can be used in family practice.
Coding and billing for services when a patient is undergoing surgery and is also under the care of a surgeon can be challenging for family physicians; the author explains how to do it right.
Multiple changes have been made to the vaccine codes.
This article explains what services are included in the CPT surgical package, what constitutes the global surgical period, and how to code any unrelated E/M visits that occur during the global surgical period.
Among the changes this year are codes for skin lesion excisions, musculoskeletal therapeutic injections, routine venipuncture and colposcopy.