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Read Bulletin Articles with Updates to Surgery Codes That Will Impact Reimbursement

The January issue of the Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons includes a series of articles on how changes to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code will impact general surgery and related specialties this year.

The article includes sections on:

  • Anterior abdominal hernia repair
  • Implantation of mesh for delayed closer
  • Removal of sutures and/or staples “in the office”
  • Removal of sutures or staples “under anesthesia”
  • Percutaneous arteriovenous fistula
  • Intragastric bariatric balloon
  • Delayed creation site for embedded intraperitoneal catheter
  • Modifier 93 synchronous audio-only telemedicine
  • Evaluation and management services 

Attend In-Person ACS Coding Courses to Learn More

Do you want to learn more about Medicare reimbursement, coding updates, or third-party payment policy? Register for in-person ACS/KarenZupko & Associates coding courses, taking place in February and March. Read more and register today.