June, 2022, New Codes for COVID-19: Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccines for Children as Young as 6 Months

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On June 17, 2022, the FDA amended the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine emergency use authorization (PDF) to authorize use for all patients 6 months – 4 years old. Get important vial and dosing information. CMS issued new CPT codes effective June 17, 2022: Code 91308 for vaccine product: Long descriptor: Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARSCoV-2) (coronavirus disease […]

CPT Updates 2022

CWTC [Episode 129] NPP Documentation in IRF, Diagnostic Cardiology and Using a Scribe

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Welcome to Coffee with the Coder®, our conversation with Paula Digby and her team to address issues, observations and questions for Health Information Management professionals, physicians, auditors, payors and students. You are invited to listen in for twenty minutes or so every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with […]

Getting Beneath the Surface Part II: Coding for Debridement and Wound Management– HS523-A, HS523-M, HS523-D, LB100-A, LB100-M, LB100-D

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Wound care is a vital part of the overall health and care of patients. Proper wound care prevents infection and complications in addition to helping speed up the healing process, so patients heal quicker and in general with less scarring. When dealing with wounds, debridement and active wound management can cause confusion. In this session […]

Getting Beneath the Surface Part 1: Coding For Lesions and Lacerations in CPT

AMA Announces new COVID-19 vaccine CPT® codes

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The American Medical Association (AMA) announced that the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set is being updated by the CPT Editorial Panel to include immunization and administration codes that are unique to the COVID-19 vaccine under development by AstraZeneca and University of Oxford. The new CPT codes will be effective for use on the condition […]

Reporting EGD's in CPT: How to Perform a Thorough Investigation

Reporting for COVID-19

A Coding Conundrum: How to Report Injections and Infusions in CPT