AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2020 Issue 2; In this Issue

Surgery section code update

Change is inevitable. That is no different for the coding world. Each year the American Medical Association (AMA) introduces new, revised, and deleted codes to the CPT code set. They also provide the logic and rationale on the use of the code set. The following information is provided to assist you with some of the created codes, revised codes, deleted code(s) and the corresponding rationale for these changes. Let us look at some of the changes in the integumentary and musculoskeletal systems. Integumentary System To start, there have been revisions in the Integumentary System section that include the definitions/guidelines...

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