The American Medical Association (AMA) published many changes impacting CPT® E/M codes and guidelines, taking effect Jan. 1, 2023. There are 25 deleted codes and many revisions to codes and guidelines in five code categories.
The various image-guided percutaneous procedures used to treat Vertebral Fractures include terms such as Vertebroplasty, Kyphoplasty, Sacroplasty and Augmentation. The nuances of these procedures often cause confusion. This article discusses these procedures, their documentation, and CMS policy to obtain more clarity.
We are excited to announce that StreamlineMD will be rolling out new features, allowing you to access security request forms & training videos online through our new StreamlineMD Client Portal.
The intent of this article is to provide education regarding vascular roadmapping in an effort to understand when it is bundled into therapeutic treatment, when it is appropriate to bill, and the importance of including supporting medical necessity in physician documentation.
Historically, CMS has created and assigned “C” codes (alpha/numeric) for devices such as drug eluding stents (DES C9600-C9608) and/or hospital billing under HOPPS. For 2023, CMS has created approximately 50 new C codes specifically for billing in the ASC setting, several of which affect coding and billing for some Interventional Radiology and Cardiac Catheterization procedures.
It’s that time again to make sure your practice is on track for reporting MACRA/MIPS for 2023. Below are some resources to assist you in understanding the MIPS/MACRA requirements for 2023.
The following information details Interventional Cardiology CPT changes for 2023 which may impact your practice. There are nine new Category I codes and three new Category III codes, two of which are add-on codes to the main procedure. Be sure to review below, update or create new report templates, and share with your practice management team(s) in preparation for January 1st in order to avoid billing and reimbursement delays.
As promised, the following information provides further details for 2023 CPT changes. Be sure to review and share with your practice management team(s) for preparation for January 1st to avoid billing and reimbursement delays.
See the FINAL 2023 CMS fee impact for image-guided procedure specialists performing services in Office/OBL (POS 11) and ASC (POS 24) environments.
The intent of this article is to provide updates for 2023 Radiology & IR CPT coding, which may impact your practice’s coding, billing, and reimbursement operations. To avoid unnecessary denials, which can delay reimbursement, review the coding changes below to ensure your Radiology practice is ready to go for patients treated beginning January 1, 2023.