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Nail Down CPT® Code Changes in a Snap with FREE 2018 CPT® Quick Reference Guide

 

Gear up for January 1st CPT® (Current Procedural Terminology) code changes, which involve 141 new, 69 revised, and 82 deleted codes. Changes primarily impact coding for cardiology, radiology, physical medicines, respiratory, E/M, anesthesia, and pathology.

Master the CPT® updates in your specialty with TCI’s FREE 2018 CPT® Quick Reference Guide, brimming with new, revised, and deleted codes — and their descriptors.

  • Get details about important code additions, including new codes for:
    • Anesthesia - CPT® added five new codes, all under the digestive system, and deleted and revised codes for cast application, digestive, and nervous systems
    • Auditory - CPT® added new codes for OCT of the middle ear and deleted two codes, including fenestration procedures
    • Cardio – CPT® added over 10 new procedures, including heart transplants and mitral valve implantations, revised stress testing services, and deleted procedures for heart transplants under Category III
    • Digestive – CPT® added and revised codes for esophagectomies
    • E/M – CPT® revised several observation care services
    • Ophthalmology – CPT® revised codes for retinal prosthesis and visual acuity screening
    • Genitourinary – 2018 changes include additions and revisions to intravascular stents and cystocele repairs
    • Integumentary – CPT® added over 10 new codes, including codes for ablative laser treatments, and deleted Category III codes for wound healing
    • Path/Lab – CPT® added 11 new codes, including human platelet antigen genotyping, revised several allergy and urine tests, and revised molecular pathology tests
    • Physical Medicine/Rehab – CPT® revised prosthetic and orthotic services
    • Psychiatry – CPT® added and revised several codes for care management services
    • Radiology – CPT® revised codes and added new services, including chest and abdominal X-rays
    • Respiratory – CPT® added codes for stress tests and exercise tests and revised bronchoscopy codes
    • Vaccines/Medicine – CPT® added and revised several vaccines, including influenza; along with adding codes for medication management and glucose monitoring
    • Vascular – This specialty includes most of the 2018 changes, with over 20 new codes and several revised codes for endovascular prostheses and endovascular repairs
  • PLUS— early code additions, effective October 1, 2017
  • And much more!


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