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2007 CPT® Updates

A total of 645 code changes were made to CPT® 2007. Of those, 258 codes were added; 79 codes were revised; and 308 codes were deleted. Overall, total of (91) additional changes have been made to related guidelines, introductory notes, explanatory text, headings, and cross-references for CPT® 2007. New CPT codes go into effect in just a few weeks, on January 1. The 2007 codes must be reported for services rendered on or after January 1.

There are revisions to Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services, including new E/M codes to report anticoagulant management. We will also review CPT surgery, radiology, and medicine code updates including skin replacement and mastectomy procedures, Mohs micrographic surgery, spinal prosthetic devices, electrophysiological operative procedures, gastric neurostimulator electrodes implantation, fluoroscopic guidance, ventilator management