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Correct Coding for Arthrocentesis, Aspiration or Injection

Apr 03, 2017

At the American Medical Association Relative Value Scale Update Committee (AMA RUC) meeting October 5-8, 2016, correct coding of CPT® code 27370 was addressed secondary to significantly increased utilization. It was noted by the RUC and AAPM&R representatives that some physiatrists, as well as other specialties, may be incorrectly reporting this code. The Academy recognizes that clarification of this issue is necessary for physiatrists to comply with coding guidelines.

Read your April issue of The Physiatrist for the full article.