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Get the Latest CPT® Assistant Tips on Laser Treatment for Psoriasis and Diagnostic Radiology Coding
2016-11-09

The September 2016 issue of CPT® Assistant guides you on laser treatment coding when the intent is to treat only psoriasis. The issue also will give you know-how about scoliosis and spine radiology codes to help simplify reporting these procedures, updated in 2016 to reflect current clinical practice.

Make the most of SuperCoder.com’s Code Connect code and keyword search to keep your skills sharp:

  • Films vs. Images, Coding Update: 74240, 74241, 74245-77052
  • Laser Treatment, Psoriasis: 96900-96913, 96920-96922, 96999
  • Retinal Detachment, Repair: 66990, 67036, 67039, 67040-67043, 67101, 67105, 67107-67113, 67141, 67145
  • Special Otorhinolaryngologic Services: 43197, 43198, 92502-92526, 92601-92604, 92611-92617, 92626, 92627, 92630, 92633, 92700, 99201-99205, 99211-99215, 99241-99245, 0364T-0369T, 0372T
  • Spinal Conditions and Scoliosis Evaluation, Diagnostic Radiology: 72020, 72069, 72080-72084, 72090.

For answers to how to handle specific scenarios, turn to the FAQ section. Real-world solutions are available by searching for these codes and keywords on Code Connect:

  • Central Nervous System Assessments, Online Tests: 96101- 96103
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound: 33010, 33011, 76881, 76882, 76930, 77002, 93925, 93926, 93930, 93931, 93970, 93971
  • Eye Lens Extraction, Medications: 66840
  • Feeding Tube, Duodenum: 44500, 74340
  • Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization: 97140
  • Magnetic Resonance Images (MRIs)
  • Next Generation Sequencing, Molecular Pathology: 81479
  • Radiation Oncology: 77290, 77334.