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Take Advantage of Molecular Pathology Tables and Tips in the Latest CPT® Assistant
2015-03-16

The January 2015 CPT® Assistant is jam-packed with advice on 2015's molecular pathology code updates. Get the inside scoop on revisions made to the gene table to include claim designators for Tier 2 Molecular pathology codes. Find out how the new section in CPT® 2015 for genomic sequencing procedures (GSPs) and other molecular multi analyte assays impacts reporting of 21 new codes to describe gene panel analysis.

Reviewing the latest issue will also improve your understanding of how to appropriately report percutaneous vertebroplasty and vertebral augmentation codes as well as aqueous shunt procedures and visual field assessment. Make the most of SuperCoder.com's Code Connect code and keyword search to keep your skills up to date on these topics:

  • Aqueous Shunt Procedures and Visual Field Assessment: 66180, 67255, 66185, 0378T-0379T
  • Maternity Care and Delivery: 99201-99205, 99211-99215, 99241-99245, 99281-99285, 99384-99386, 99394-99396
  • Molecular Pathology Update: 81246, 81288, 81292, 81313, 81400-81408, 81410-81471, 81445-81455, 81479, 81500-81599, 0006M-0008M
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty and Vertebral Augmentation: 20225, 22310-22315, 22325, 22327, 22510-22515, 22520-22525, 22526-22527, 22899, 72291-72292, 0200T-0201T.

 

The latest selection of CPT® Assistant FAQs also provides guidance for a variety of areas. Find authoritative answers in a snap by looking for these codes and topics on Code Connect:

 

  • Cardiovascular System: 36558, 36830, 37221
  • Hysteroscopy With Ablation: 58563
  • Lymphadenectomy: 38572
  • Musculoskeletal System: 22551, 22845, 22851, 27599, 27659, 27664, 28118
  • Nasal Endoscopy, Bilateral: 31237
  • Neurostimulator Implantation, Migraines: 64555, 64590.