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Get Scoop on MPFS in January 2013 CPT® Assistant — Now on SuperCoder.com
April 12, 2013

Whether you're concerned about Multiple Procedure Payment Reduction changes or want to dig in to group practice electronic prescribing rules, the first 2013 issue of CPT® Assistant has what you need. The January 2013 issue of CPT® Assistant takes on the 2013 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) presenting the must-know highlights from the massive final rule. Molecular pathology and percutaneous coronary intervention coding updates, Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) payments, value-based modifier news, and fee calculation insights are just some of the hot topics featured in this MPFS roundup.

A quick search on SuperCoder.com's Code Connect offers you easy access to articles from the AMA's CPT® Assistant. To find the subjects included in the January 2013 issue, simply search for the codes indicated below:

  • Allergy/clinical immunology 2013 update: 95004-95071, 95076, 95079, 95115-95199, 96372
  • Gastroenterology 2013 update: 43200-43259, 44705, 45378, 45385, 49999, 0312T-0317T
  • Medicare Physician Fee Schedule 2013: 83912, 90832-90838, 92920-92944, 99487-99489, 99495, 99496, G0452
  • Nerve blocks: 64400-64455, 64505-64530, 64632
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) 2013 update: 32100, 33210, 33361-33369, 33405, 39010, 75605, 75625, 75741, 75743, 76998, 92986, 93452, 93453, 93458-93461, 93563-93568, 0318T.

Plus, surgery coders will want to be sure to review the latest CPT® Assistant Q&A. The January 2013 issue dives into coding for tissue expanders, reconstruction, and cyst removal. Search for the Q&A by keying these codes into the SuperCoder.com Code Connect search box:

  • Integumentary system: 11420-11426, 11970, 12041-12047, 13131-13133, 19342, 19350, 19371, 20910.