Despite CPT® Revision, Medicare Won't Update 'New Patient' E/M Rules for 2012

March 2012
Podiatry Coding & Billing Alert;Mar2012, Vol. 4 Issue 3, pP19
The article focuses on the new definition of patient in the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)® 2012 published. According to the new definition, patient is a person who received services from physician of exact same specialization and subspecialization within three years. It also mentions the importance of face-to-face services for the client.


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