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Get Authoritative Insights Into Coding for Moderate Sedation from June CPT® Assistant
2017-08-04

The change to moderate sedation coding was some of the biggest news to come out of CPT® 2017. The June CPT® Assistant adds clarity with a review of what moderate sedation is, how to measure the time for reporting, and clinical scenarios.

 

To read this article and others on changes that appeared in CPT® 2017, search these codes and keywords on TCI SuperCoder Code Connect:

 

  • Athletic training evaluation: 97001-97006, 97161-97164, 97166-97172, 99201-99350
  • Moderate sedation: 99143-99145, 99148-99153, 99155-99157
  • Ophthalmoscopic angiography: 92235, 92240, 92242
  • Pelvic fracture or dislocation, closed treatment: 27193, 27194, 27197, 27198.

 

The FAQ section this month features everything from bronchoscopy to trigger point injections. Search these codes and keywords on TCI SuperCoder Code Connect:

  • Musculoskeletal system: 20552, 20553, 22840, 22849, 22850, 22852, 76942, 77002, 77021
  • Respiratory system: 31526, 31531, 31536, 31541, 31561, 31571, 31624, 31626, 31628, 32442, 32486, 32551.