Title

2015 CPT Coding Changes will have Mixed Effects on Payment for General Surgeons

Document Type

Report

Publication Date

1-2015

Abstract

Significant changes in Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding are being implemented in 2015, although not all of these changes were accepted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). This article provides reporting and payment information about the codes that are relevant to general surgery and its closely related specialties.