Orthopedic Coding Alert

CPT® 2015: Ultrasound and Imaging Guidance Inclusions Highlight Orthopedic Surgery Changes


- Published on Fri, Sep 26, 2014
Don’t miss the new terminology for cervical disc replacement. The new codes for vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty will roll imaging into the code descriptors, which gives you new guidance on how to report them. To avoid denials, start learning these new changes before January 1st hits.  Specify Whether Joint Aspiration Included U/S Guidance You’ll find new and revised codes for arthrocentesis specifying whether [...]


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