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ACP advocates on behalf on internists and their patients on a number of timely issues. Learn about where ACP stands on the following areas:
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There are three new codes in the evaluation and management (E/M)
section of the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) 2011
code book that describe a physician's "subsequent observation care"
service to a patient. The new procedure codes can be billed for the
increasingly common service of evaluating and managing a patient
after the date of their admission to "observation status" in a
hospital but prior to the date of observation status discharge.
ACP disputes the relative value CMS assigned to these codes,
believing that the assignments do not fully account for the
physician work involved in providing the services. ACP has
undertaken significant effort to realize a CMS relative value
assignment that adequately captures the physician work and other
resource inputs for these services relative to others. The College
will continue to urge CMS to use the RUC-recommended relative
We direct readers to the CMS Physician Fee Schedule Search, to find the
specific payment amount for these services that result from the
2011 conversion factor.
ACP description of the ICD-9 code changes most relevant to
internists which actually took effect October 1, 2010. This
resource also indicates how to access the complete set of diagnosis
code changes to determine if any beyond those ACP identified as
most pertinent apply to your practice.