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See What AMA’s CPT® Assistant Says About MPFS 2019 E/M News
2019-04-05

The future of E/M is a hot topic these days, and the February CPT® Assistant weighs in with a review of E/M news in the MPFS 2019 final rule. The article goes over the proposed rule from back in July and then shows what made it into the final rule published in November 2018, including plans for 2021.

 

To look up articles on E/M and more from CPT® Assistant, vol. 29, issue 2, you can search these codes and keywords using TCI SuperCoder’s Code Connect:

 

  • Biopsy, inguinofemoral node: 38500, 38505, 38510, 38520, 38525, 38530, 38531, 38900
  • Gastrostomy tube replacement: 43246, 43760, 43762, 43763, 43830, 43831, 49450
  • Incompetent veins, correction: 36465, 36466, 36473, 36474, 36482, 36483
  • Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, evaluation, and management: 99201-99215
  • Neurostimulators, 2019: 95970-95972, 95974-95979, 95983, 95984.

 

Surgery is the main topic of the February 2019 issue’s FAQs. Enter these codes and keywords in TCI SuperCoder’s Code Connect to find the information you need:

 

  • Musculoskeletal surgery: 23665, 25215, 25332, 25999, 99151-99153, 99155-99157
  • Orchiectomy: 54690
  • Urinary system surgery: 51990, 51992, 52000, 52276, 52283, 57288, 99070.