CPT® Changes for 2022
DateJan 21, 2022
Time13:00 PM EST
This presentation will review the changes to the CPT® changes that will become effective on January 1, 2022. We will look at the additions, revisions, and deletions to this code set.
· Revision to care planning for patients with cognitive impairment
· Changes to chronic care management options
· Creation of code range for principal are management services
· Addition of codes to anesthesia
· Spine code revisions to clarify interspace and vertebral segment
· Exclusion of left arterial appendage code additions
· New code for artery harvesting for CABG
· Code choices added to the digestive and urinary system
· New choices in the 60000-code series for neurosurgery, eyes, and ears
· Expansion of codes for Dexascan in radiology
· New and revised lab codes
· Deleted, revised, and added codes in the medicine codes to include vaccinations and hear procedure
Benefits of attending session:
You will learn about all of the code changes to CPT® for 2022 along with the back story as to why the changes were made and the intentions so that you can apply these new changes to coding in your practice.
What will you achieve?
By applying the code changes for claims with date of service 1/1/2022 you will avoid claim errors that would result in denials, and you are also applying the updated codes for maximum reimbursement for services and procedures performed.
Who should attend?
· All specialties
· Reimbursement specialists
· Prior authorization assistants
· Claims Processing
· Claims Adjusters
· Nursing Professionals
· Physician Assistants
Lynn Anderanin, CPC, CPPM, CPMA, CPC-I, COSC, is the Sr. Coding Educator for Healthcare Information Services, a physician’s revenue cycle management company in Chicago. She has over 35 years’ experience in all areas of the physician practice, specializing in Orthopaedics. Lynn is currently a Workshop and Audio Presenter. She is a former member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) National Advisory Board, as well as several other boards for the AAPC. She is also the founder of her Local Chapter of the AAPC.