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CPT Code Changes for 2023

2023 has brought significant CPT code changes with 225 new codes 93 revised codes and 75 deleted codes. Additionally, there are coding guideline changes in every section except for anesthesia. While the primary and most impactful changes are to the Evaluation and Management (E/M) code section, the other sections with the most significant changes include…

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2023 E/M Coding Changes Webinar – Sign up now!

The American Medical Association (AMA) released the Evaluation and Management CPT code changes that went into effect January 1, 2023. The changes primarily affect hospital inpatient, observation care, emergency department, nursing facility, home, rest home, domiciliary and consultation visit types. RT Welter is pleased to offer in depth educational webinars around the 2023 E/M code…

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DOD Awards $136B Tricare Managed Care Contracts

Big changes are coming to Tricare beneficiaries in 2024. DOD recently awarded $136 billion for the T-5 Managed Care Support Contracts launching in 2024 that focus on delivering an enhanced and positive healthcare experience. Continue reading to learn more.  KEY TAKEAWAYS The T-5 MCS Contract maintains the requirement for two TRICARE regions in the United…

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Happy Holidays from RT Welter!

From our family at RT Welter, we wish you all a happy holiday season and New Year! This wonderful season reminds us of all we have to be grateful for. We wouldn’t be where we are without all of your support. We’re sincerely thankful for your business and support and can’t wait to see what…

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How Physicians Can Fight Back Against Payer Downcoding Schemes

Physician practice revenue has significantly decreased due to the increasingly implemented health insurer downcoding programs. The AMA has provided resources for physicians to assist them in fighting back against these programs. Continue reading to learn more.  Payers have been wrongly cutting payments to physicians for evaluation-and-management (E/M) services—often automatically through the use of claim-editing algorithms.…

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Reminder: Sign Up Now for the Last Webinar Training Session for 2023 E/M Coding Changes!

The American Medical Association (AMA) released the Evaluation and Management CPT code changes that will go in effect January 1, 2023. The changes primarily affect hospital inpatient, observation care, emergency department, nursing facility, home, rest home, domiciliary and consultation visit types. RT Welter is pleased to offer in depth educational webinars around the 2023 E/M…

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