REVISED CPT CODING FOR 2018

As part of the final Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) released in November 2017, certain CPT codes commonly used by therapy were modified or deleted. In addition, 3 new CPT codes became effective January 1, 2018. The chart below summarizes the changes to the CPT codes:

CPT Code

Description

Status

Comment

97532
Development of Cognitive Skills
Deleted
No longer effective after 12/31/17
G0515
Development of Cognitive Skills
Added
Effective 1/1/18 for Medicare payers
97127
Development of Cognitive Skills
Added
Effective 1/1/18 for non-Medicare payers
97762
Orthotic and Prosthetic Check-Out
Deleted
No longer effective after 12/31/17
97760
Orthotic Management and Training
Modified
Effective 1/1/18, only to be used
for initial encounter
97761
Prosthetic Management and Training
Modified
Effective 1/1/18, only to be used
for initial encounter
97763
Orthotic and Prosthetic Management
and Training
Added
Effective 1/1/18, to be used for subsequent encounter

 

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