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American Medical Association
The AMA published an update to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set that includes new code additions and editorial revisions for reporting medical services sparked by the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The first major overhaul in more than 25 years to the codes and guidelines for office and other outpatient evaluation and management services was included in the release of the 2021 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set published by the American Medical Association.
The American Medical Association and SNOMED International announced a concrete demonstration of how Current Procedural Terminology and SNOMED CT work together to enable better outcomes and enhanced resource utilization throughout the health ecosystem.
Major modifications are coming to the coding, documentation, and payment of evaluation and management (E/M) services for office visits as Medicare has signaled its intention to implement finalized guidelines and payment rates as planned on January 1, 2021.
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Normally, the 4th of July is filled with family and friends, but this year a typical celebration could further spread COVID-19 and endanger lives. Celebrate safely by limiting the size of gatherings, physical distancing, wearing masks & washing hands often.
With many communities across the country in need of additional frontline health care workers to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, the AMA is announcing guidance to help medical schools and health systems make responsible decisions about how to safely incorporate medical students.