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Update Your Knowledge of the CPT® Code Process With CPT® Assistant
2019-04-30

CPT® has a big role to play in the business of healthcare and probably in your job, too. Do you know which organizations provide subject-matter coding experts for the CPT® creation process? And who can submit code-change applications? Get a firm handle on the behind-the-scenes work, including updates to Category I code requirements, by reading the March 2019 CPT® Assistant (vol. 29, issue 3).

 

The latest issue dives into coding specific services, too, and you can find all these articles by searching for codes and keywords on TCI SuperCoder's Code Connect:

 

  • Cardiovascular leadless pacemaker: 0387T-0391T, 33274, 33275
  • CPT® code process
  • Pelvic lymphadenopathy, laparoscopic hysterectomy: 38573, 58548, 58573, 58575, 22, 51.

 

Surgery, radiology, and pulmonary medicine all get a nod in the FAQ section of the March 2019 issue. Look up these codes and keywords in TCI SuperCoder’s Code Connect for answers:

 

  • Abscess drainage, cholecystectomy: 47563, 49329, 22
  • Cystourethroscopy, bupivacaine: 52005
  • Fat biopsies: 17999
  • Limited CT scan, radioembolization: 76380
  • PICC, imaging: 36572, 36573, 36584, 71045-71048, 52
  • Remote monitoring of physiologic parameters: 99453, 99454, TC
  • Spirometry: 94010, 94617, 94618
  • Transcervical thymectomy, neck dissection: 38724, 60520, 50.