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Practices can expect nearly 400 code changes in their 2023 CPT manuals, including 224 new codes, 93 revised and 74 deleted codes.
The highly anticipated update to the E/M guidelines and facility-based codes, home visits, consults and prolonged services accounts for one new code, 49 code revisions and 25 deletions. The AMA previously announced a major portion of the E/M coding and documentation changes in July. Now that the rest of the 2023 updates are public, take note of numerous other changes scattered throughout the 2023 manual ... 
The CDC made a coding correction within the official ICD-10-CM Table of Drugs and Chemicals that was part of the FY2023 diagnosis coding update that took effect Oct. 1.
An "inadvertent error" in the Table of Drugs had listed an incorrect code under the "poisoning assault" category. Before the agency caught the misprint, the table mistakenly listed code T43.652 ...
The Supreme Court turned away a challenge by 11 states to the HHS health care worker vaccine mandate, making an overturn of the staff vaccination requirement even more unlikely than before.   
Per the terms of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) signed into law Aug, 16, the payment for biosimilar drugs under Part B average sales price (ASP) reimbursement ticks up from 106% – the cost of the biosimilar plus a 6% provider reimbursement – to 108% starting this month.


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