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2021 CPT Updates – HIM Focused

December 9, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST

Each year the CPT code set and the HCPCS code set undergo significant changes, and your coding staff needs to be aware of the changes in order to ensure a smooth transition into 2021. Join us for a discussion of the new, deleted and revised CPT/HCPCS codes and associated guidelines for 2021. This is a two-part series with this session focusing on the codes that are typically assigned by HIM professionals in a facility setting. Specifically, we will be focusing on the surgical range of CPT codes (10021-69990), Category III CPT codes (0042T-0542T) and the HCPCS code changes for procedural services.

During these complimentary webinars, we will empower you to correctly apply the new and revised codes and discuss the rationale behind this year’s changes. This presentation will be geared towards hospital staff with a focus on the surgical section of the CPT book in addition to surgical Category III codes and HCPCS codes.

Learning Objectives:

  • Evaluation of the CPT code changes for the Surgery and Category III sections of the code book along with pertinent HCPCS code changes
  • Discussion regarding changes to guidelines and instructional notes affecting these sections of the code book
  • Review of the rationale behind the identified code changes
  • Presentation of coding examples related to the new codes for 2021

1 AAPC CEU will be awarded to those that attend the webinar live.