Did you know that there are over 700+ new, revised, or deleted CPT Codes for 2017? With that many changes, you’ll want to make sure you understand those that will affect your specialty. The NextGen Healthcare experts broke down the changes so you can understand what is different in 2017 and the impacts it might have on the financial health of your practice.

CPT Overview:

Section Added Revised Deleted
E&M 0 0 1
Anesthesia 0 0 0
Surgery 51 360 29
Radiology 4 7 11
Path/Lab 11 6 8
Medicine 26 109 14
Category II 0 1 0
Category III 56 15 18
Modifiers 1 0 0
Totals 149 498 81

 

Estimated Impact by Specialty:

Positive Negative
Allergy/Immunology 1% Ophthalmology -2%
Family Medicine 1% Urology -2%
General Practice 1% Gastroenterology -1%
Geriatrics 1% Interventional Radiology -1%
Internal Medicine 1% Neurosurgery -1%
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery -1%
Otolaryngology -1%
Pathology -1%
Radiology -1%

 

Get educated today!

Learn more from the NextGen Healthcare billing experts. Watch our recorded webinar, 2017 CPT Coding Changes, to ensure you are ahead of important billing changes and doing everything you can to receive accurate reimbursement.

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Don’t let your bottom line be affected by inaccurate coding. Stay tuned for future webinars covering a deeper dive into specific specialty coding changes.