The American Medical Association (AMA) stated that the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set is available for the third dose of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. The CPT Editorial Panel has accelerated approval of a new control code specific to the third dosage of Moderna's existing COVID-19 vaccine. On July 30, the AMA published a new administration code for … [Read more...] about CPT Codes For Third Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine
The American Medical Association (AMA) posted an update to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set, which includes the new code expansions and editorial modifications for reporting medical services prompted by the public health response COVID-19 pandemic. The CPT Editorial Panel organized by the AMA with the power to evaluate and authorize proposed expansions … [Read more...] about New CPT codes for multi-virus checks detect COVID-19 and flu
The American Medical Association® (AMA) brought a new CPT® code, 99072, on September 8, 2020, for revealing the use of the extra cost of personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies, components, and duration to securely care for patients during a COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE). Don't know what 99072 is or how to bill for extra PPE costs? Here are a few things to … [Read more...] about During COVID-19, the American Medical Association (AMA) releases a new CPT® code for PPE costs.
Texas was set to approve legislation that would give the state’s Medicaid program and other public health plans more freedom to cover telehealth, RPM Services and allow audio-only telehealth services in some situations. In July, 2021, Governor Greg Abbott signed HB 4 and HB 5 into law this week, joining more than 20 other states that have permanently expanded telehealth … [Read more...] about Texas joins other states in permanently expanding Telehealth and RPM Services
Effective July 1, 2021, UnitedHealthcare resumes our standard credentialing and re-credentialing process and policies. These are consistent with National Council on Quality Assurance (NCQA) standards, as well as any specific state and federal regulations for participation in Medicare and Medicaid programs. Some states may have additional requirements as part of the … [Read more...] about COVID-19 Credentialing Updates from UnitedHealthcare