New codes and revisions – Ophthalmic Professional

New and revised CPT and Health Care Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes are here, and knowledge of these codes is key to proper reimbursement. This is especially true for revised codes — when the code descriptor changes, you could incorrectly miss revenue or file for services inappropriately.

The following codes are required for dates of service after Jan. 1, 2016.

This article addresses the following topics:

  • New CPT codes
  • Revised CPT codes
  • CPT codes with small changes
  • New HCPCS codes

This article was published in Ophthalmic Professional’s Coding column, and written by Corcoran’s Senior Consultant, Paul Larson, COE. To view the entire article in Ophthalmic Professional, click on the link below:

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