Every year on January 1, the CPT is updated with new, revised and deleted codes. Medical billing and coding companies must be up to date with these changes, so that they can assist physician practices with on-time reimbursement. Inaccurate codes may result in denied claims.
Spine surgeons face a multitude of Current Procedural Terminology ® (CPT) code changes, effective January 1, 2017. The infographic below provides a summary of these changes.