Tag: CPT

Outpatient evaluation and management codes extensively revised

For the first time since 1992, office/outpatient evaluation and management (E/M) Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes have been extensively revised. As of Jan. 1,...

Correct billing in severe trauma cases can be complicated

The management of the severely injured trauma patient often requires delicate coordination among multiple specialties, and multiple separate operative procedures are often necessary. In...

What you don’t know can cost you money

How is your coding knowledge shaping up at present? Are you up to date on modifiers and how to apply them, changes in CPT...

An open letter to our hospital consultants

Dear hospital consultants: Just thought I would write and give you a quick update on our situation, not that you asked. As you recall,...