AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2015 Issue 1

Breast codes: Reporting update

Last year on January 1, 2014, new CPT codes and basic coding guidelines for the reporting of surgical breast procedures, was created by the American Medical Association (AMA). In our Second Quarter 2014 issue of AHA’s Coding Clinic for HCPCS, we shared this information with our readers. As with anything new, revisions and updates are inevitable and coding is no different. When codes are created the concern is how to report them correctly. Since the implementation of these new CPT codes the AMA has published errata with additional guidance to assist in the coding and reporting of the...

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