AMA CPT® Assistant - 2018 Issue 4 (April)

New in E/M: Cognitive Assessment and Care Plan Services (April 2018)

April 2018 page 9 New in E/M: Cognitive Assessment and Care Plan Services For 2018, a new subsection has been created in the Evaluation and Management (E/M) section of the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set. Within this subsection, code 99483was created to report cognitive assessment and care plan services for patients with diagnosed cognitive impairment (eg, dementia). This includes managing symptoms and assessing patient decision-making abilities and other important factors, as outlined in the list of elements required to be performed in order to report this new code. Cognitive Assessment and Care Plan Services 99483Assessment of and...

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