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what does CPT mean?

current procedural terminology

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what does the CPT tell you?

what

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how long are CPT codes?

ALWAYS 5 digits

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level 1

CPT codes

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CPT category 1 codes

tabular index/main text

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CPT category 2 codes

supplemental tracking codes (F is 5th digit)

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CPT category 3

temporary codes (T is 5th digit)

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bundled

54555

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unbunded

all of the codes broken down into separate tests

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modifiers

2 digits long
4 of them

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what do modifiers do?

clarify what happened

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CPT alphabetic index

back

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CPT main text/tabular index

front

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subsection

listed below the section and indented 2 spaces/describes anatomical site or organ system

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category

listed below subsection and more specific procedure or service

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subcategory

listed below the category; more specific

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E & M

99201-99499

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what does E & M stand for?

evaluation and management

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anesthesia

0 or 00 (00100-01999, 99100-99140)

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surgery (largest section)

10000-69999

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radiology

70000-79999

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pathology and lab

80100-89999

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medicine

all other 9 codes 90281-99199 & 99500

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how many appendices does CPT codes have?

14

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E&M 1st

place of service

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E&M 2nd

patient status

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level 2

HCPCS codes

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HCPCS codes

supplies, DME, medicine

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what does HCPCS start with?

a letter

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what does ICD 9 mean?

international classification of disease (diagnostic)