tci Outpatient Facility Coding Alert - 2012 Issue 3

CPT® Errata: Questioning Some of Next Year's Codes? Check the Errata List From AMA

CPT® 2013 just released, but you already need to note some changes. Now that the CPT® 2013 manual has been available for a few weeks, you might be wondering about some items you feel are missing, or questioning some of the included items. If so, answers are nearby. Check out two changes you need to make to your manual to ensure correct coding in 2013. Example 1: In the CPT® section regarding respiratory endoscopic surgery to the trachea and bronchi, a current parenthetical note states, "For endoscopy procedures, code appropriate endoscopy of each anatomic site examined. Surgical bronchoscopy always...

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