We’ve put together some highlights of the notable changes. Please note, this information does not address Quartz coverage of these services.
2018 features many deleted codes as well as revisions to code descriptions and terminology.
In accordance with the Affordable Care Act, the AMA has created two new modifiers identify the status of services as habilitative (Modifier 96) and rehabilitative (Modifier 97) services. These modifiers should only be reported with CPT codes that define habilitative and rehabilitative services.
In an attempt by the AMA to rationalize this Radiology section, many were changes were made, including the deletion of chest x-ray codes (71010-71035)
The CPT code set for 2018 contains 10,155 codes of which
Please refer to your 2018 CPT code book for a full listing.
For a complete listing of all the new codes as well as their descriptions and coding guidelines, please refer to your 2018 CPT codebook.
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