Building on its efforts to reduce administrative tasks in medicine, the American Medical Association (AMA) has released the 2023 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code set. Modifications to the E/M codes are among 393 editorial changes in the 2023 CPT code set, including 225 new codes, 75 deletions and 93 revisions. The new modification to the E/M codes extend to inpatient and observation care services, consultations, emergency department services, nursing facility services, home and residence services, and prolonged services.
The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced an editorial update to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), that includes eight new codes for the bivalent COVID-19 vaccine booster doses from Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech. The updated boosters are adapted for the BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron subvariants and the original coronavirus strain in a single dose.
Urgent care billing and urgent care coding are going through a period of change, and revenue cycle leaders at multiple types of provider organizations will need to pay attention. From new codes, to the impact of COVID-19 and the No Surprises Act, you’ll need to adjust your urgent care billing services to keep up and make sure you’re keeping your cash flows healthy. Let’s take a look at what’s going on in the world of urgent care billing.