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What does CPT stand for

current procedural terminology

Who designed the CPT system

American Medical Association

What month can you buy the annual update of the CPT mannual


What can be found in appendix A

modifiers used to alter or modify codes

What can be found in appendix B

additions, deletions, revisions of CPT mannual

What can be found in appendix C

clinical examples of Evaluation and Managemengt (E/M) services codes

What is the symbol for modifier 51 exempt

circle with a line thru it

What is the symbol for moderate sedation


What is the symbol for an add on


What is the symbol for product pending FDA approval

lightening bolt

What is the symbol for new code

black dot

What is the symbol for revised code

black triangle

What is the code for beginning and end text changes

right and left triangle

what month does the annual revised edition of the CPT mannual become available


What are the six ways you can look up a code in the index

procedure/service, diagnosis/condition/disease, synonym, eponym, abbrevation, anatomic site

How does appendix A function

lists all modifiers

How does appendix B function

lists additions, deletions, revisions

How does appendix C function

clinical examples of Evaluation and Management
(E/M) service codes

How does appendix F function

CPT codes that are Modifier -63 exempt

What does Modifier -63 identify for procedures performed

infants that weigh less than 4kg or 8.8 lbs

How does appendix G function

Summary of moderate sedation codes

How does appendix H function

descripitons of Catergory II codes

What is Catergory II codes

optional tracking codes to identify performance measures of clinical components

How does appendix I function

lists the Genetic Testing Modifiers

How does appendix J function

identifies the sensory, motor, and mixed nerves

How does appendix K function

codes tracked by AMA to monitor FDA status for approval of a drug

How does appendix L function

lists vascular families and orders of vascular families

How does appendix M function

crosswalk to Deleted CPT Codes

synonyms are

words with similar meaning

eponym is

things named after people

a listing of all add-on codes is located in which appendix


These codes provide supplemental information and do not substitute for a Category I code

Category II

When using an unlisted or Category III code, third-party payers usually require the submission of what

special report

CPT manual is updated annually to reflect technologic advances and editorial


What type of code ends with 99

Unlisted Service or Procedure

What is the report called that a physician dictates to show that an unusual or rare procedure is performed

special report

What type of code has the full code description

stand - alone

What type of code has only a portion of the code description


What would providers enter on the insurance form to show payers which services or procedures were performed


What does HCPCS stand for

Healthcare Commmon Procedural Coding Systems

In which year were CPT codes Incorp. as level I codes into the HCPCS systems


The first CPT was published in this year


Which CPT manual appendix contains a complete list of all modifer -51 exempt codes

Appendix E

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