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.
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.
The purpose of this article is to provide clarity between when a diagnostic study performed at the same time as an interventional procedure can and cannot be billed.