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CPT Manual/Chapter 19

Question: How many sections are CPT codes are organized into? Answer: There are 6
What is called a reference manual published by the American Medical Association? CPT Manual or Current Procedural Terminology
Question: When is the CPT updated? Yearly, on January 1st.
A code indicating procedures that are usually carried out in addition to another procedure. Add-on codes are used together with the primary code is called? Add-on code
Care being provided by more than one physician, such as with specialists. Concurrent care
Why is the blue triangle used in CPT? Tells the user that the code description has been revised in some way from last year.
Why is the red dot used in CPT? The symbol denotes a new code for this edition of the CPT.
Why is the # sign used in CPT? To denote codes that are out of numeric sequence.
What are codes that cover many supplies such as sterile trays, drugs, and durable medical equipment; also referred to as national codes. They cover services and procedures not included in the CPT. HCPCS Level II Codes
What is coding a procedure or service at a higher level than that provided to receive a higher level of reimbursement called? Upcoding
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