Radiology Question for the Week of September 21, 2015

Question:

Do you have any information about the number of CPT code changes in radiology for next year?

Answer:

A preliminary review of the 2016 CPT code electronic file indicates the following: 21 additions, 14 revisions, and 25 deletions. Most of the new codes are in the diagnostic radiology section, with five in radiation oncology and two in nuclear medicine, and most of the deleted codes also are in the diagnostic radiology section with five nuclear medicine code deletions.

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