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Start the Countdown to 2017’s New Cardiology CPT® Codes

Friday, December 23, 2016

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As Cardiology Coding Alert editor, I’m craving one last post about cardiology CPT® 2017 changes before we get to the implementation date of Jan. 1, 2017. The Big 2: Moderate Sedation and Angioplasty We’ve already talked about two of the biggest changes in other SuperCoder blog posts: The requirement to report moderate sedation separately affects […]

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CPT® 2017: 5 Fast Facts to Master New Angioplasty Codes

Friday, October 7, 2016

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Veteran vascular coders have watched CPT® change their coding options year after year from component codes (separating out each element of a procedure) into more comprehensive codes. One of the targets in CPT® 2017 is transluminal balloon angioplasty. Get up to speed on proper use of these new codes with these quick tips. 1. Keep […]

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Part 1: 17 Changes Coming Your Way in CPT® 2017

Friday, August 12, 2016

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A look at the CPT® 2017 pre-production file reveals that if you can get a grip on conscious sedation changes, you’ll master a massive chunk of the updates in one fell swoop. But the devil is in the details, as the saying goes. This rundown of the expected changes will help you decide where to […]

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