For 2009, there are 291 new codes, 375 revised codes and 95 deleted codes.
Consider a year end analysis related to coding. Be sure you are ready for the 2009 changes. Generate lists showing procedures and reimbursement levels. Use the information in contracting. Review coding changes. As a group, review and discuss changes and the impact on your practice. Disactivate discontinued codes. Be sure new codes are available. Communicate coding changes to everyone involved in the process.
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