AMA CPT® Assistant - 1996 Issue 8 (August)

An Historical View of the AMA's involvement in Coding (August 1996)

August 1996 page 7 Coding Communication An Historical View of the AMA's involvement in Coding 1966 was an important year in medicine.Thirty years ago the first mitral valve transplant took place, the bypass heart pump was in development, and CPT was first published. Of course, the AMA's involvement in coding and nomenclature goes beyond the first publication of CPT. We thought you might find interesting, this capsule historical view of the American Medical Association's involvement in coding. Back to the Future 1928    New York of Medicine sponsored National Conference on the Nomenclature of Disease. 1933    Standard Classification of the Nomenclature...

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