CodeMap Compliance Briefing: 11/10/2006
The AMA has released the data files for the 2007 CPT. This week's CodeMap Compliance Briefing will discuss the new and revised CPT codes for laboratory and pathology procedures. No laboratory and/or pathology codes were deleted from the 2007 CPT. The next CodeMap Compliance Briefing scheduled for November 17, 2006, will examine the new, revised, and deleted codes concerning radiology procedures.
The 2007 CPT codes will be effective January 1, 2007. Same as last year, HIPAA mandates that there will be no grace period for adoption of the new codes. Providers should update their billing systems to include all new and revised codes and purge all deleted codes for all claims submitted on or after January 1, 2007. If you have any questions about the new 2007 CPT codes for laboratory and radiology procedures, please email the author of this briefing at the address listed below.
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