Coding Insights

Preview: CPT 2019 Changes

The 2019 CPT code changes have been released.  As expected, there are several CPT revisions and changes impacting radiology.  For the most part CPT coding changes are a result of the bundling mandates and the AMA’s revaluation of existing codes.  

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First Look at CPT 2019 Changes in Radiology

CPT 2019 will bring about several CPT revisions and changes for radiology.  Typically CPT coding changes are a result of the bundling mandates and the AMA’s revaluation of existing codes. 

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2017 CPT Changes – ADVOCATE Annual Summary

The CPT coding changes for 2017 have been released. Understanding the new codes is crucial to obtaining the proper reimbursement for your services and ADVOCATE has analyzed the changes and provided the highlights below.

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ICD-10 Documentation Tips for Radiologists

With ICD-10, additional specificity will be required in order to support the medical necessity of many radiology exams. As ADVOCATE has discussed previously, the radiologists are at a particular disadvantage because of their lack of face to face time with the patient and inability to acquire a complete clinical history.

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