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The AMA’s CPT Editorial Panel approved sweeping changes to documentation and code selection guidelines for evaluation and management codes. If finalized, the changes will shift the way practices select codes for both office and facility visits as soon as January 2021.

Physicians can receive payment when they perform radiation therapy planning, device construction and treatment management on the same day they perform superficial radiation treatment, thanks to a policy published Feb. 22.
Providers operating within the jurisdiction of National Government Services (NGS) should take stock of their recent chronic care management (CCM) claims. You may be seeing errant denials on good claims.

'Tis the season to stretch our gaze ahead to the new year -- and the new or revised Part B policies just days away from making a real impact on your bottom line.

Take in some sun, gulp the sea air, spin the roulette wheel and … report an E/M home visit code. Under place-of-service clarifications in the 2019 CPT Professional book, your longed-for vacation site could become a new place of business.

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