White Papers

2020 Pathology & Laboratory CPT Updates

Each year the CPT code manual is revised to delete codes and/or guidelines, and to add or revise codes to reflect current technologies, techniques, and services. As a service to our clients, APS Medical Billing has summarized those changes to facilitate accurate reporting of the affected services as of January 1, 2020. The American Medical Association has released that there will be 394 code changes in the new CPT edition to capture and describe the latest scientific and technological advances in medical, surgical and diagnostic services. A big change for Pathology will be to the Molecular Pathology codes.
 
The below PDF document outlines the changes made.  All new codes are highlighted in red and revised/deleted codes are noted.

Recent White Papers

Q3 2020 CPT Codes Included in the Laboratory Date of Service Exception Policy for Designated ADLTs & Molecular Pathology Tests
July 15th, 2020
United Healthcare Exerts Downward Pressure on Lab Reimbursement
July 10th, 2020
Updates in Surprise Bill Legislation
July 01st, 2020
DHCS CA Medi-Cal Responds to Novel COVID-19
July 01st, 2020

Testimonials

In working through the wide variety of billing arrangements, APS found payments that we had been missing.

Los Angeles, CA

Are you ready to start seeing increased revenues? APS’ expertise and commitment to service can get you there.
Begin your partnership with APS Medical Billing.
Contact Us