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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert


CMS: Your Payments Are Tied to CPT® Codes, Not ICD-10 Codes

Yes, you must transition to ICD-10, but not for procedure coding. Among the many ICD-10 myths circulating around the country, one of the most damaging and misunderstood involves your Medicare payments. And although you’ll need to use ICD-10 codes to collect for your services starting in October, your payment amounts will be based on your CPT® codes—not on your diagnoses. [...]