AAPC News – May 2017
by Kim Pollock, RN, MBA, CPC, CMDP
See how spine procedure codes, guidelines, and reporting have changed in 2017.
There are many 2017 CPT® code changes pertaining to spine procedures. Here’s a rundown of the most significant changes.
Removal of Moderate Sedation Inclusion
The moderate sedation symbol (¤) was removed from the vertebro-plasty (22510-22512) and vertebral augmentation (22513-22515)