tci Part B Insider - 2012 Issue 41

CPT® 2013: 5 New EP Study and Ablation Codes Help Electrophysiology Practices

When the physician combines multiple services in one session, you've got a coding 'combo platter.'Many coders are responding to the AMA's creation of five new electrophysiology codes with a resounding "It's about time!" But there's also concern that the way the new codes bundle services will lead to revenue loss.Study the new codes so you're ready to apply them for services on and after Jan. 1, 2013.Study Definitions of Deleted and Added CodesCPT® 2013 will delete the following ablation codes, says Julie Graham, BA, CPC, cardiology coder and compliance specialist for Concentra in Texas:93651 Intracardiac...

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