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Current Procedural Terminology

Current Procedural Terminology

US physicians nearly universally use the CPT coding system. This code set communicates medical, procedural, surgical and diagnostic services and is a critical component of describing the work we do.Drs. Josh Hirsch, Jackie Bello and Raymond Tu are actively involved in the world of physician reimbursement through their associations with the Relative-Value Update Committee (RUC) and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) committees. In this podcast they discuss the role CPT plays in physician reimbursement and its interplay with the RUC and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The JNIS article being discussed is:Current procedural terminology; a primer to Dr Hirsch's previous podcast on component coding and the RUC: