October 21, 2020

State of Alabama
Press Release: Medicaid

National Changes for Office Visit Procedure Codes

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All providers are encouraged to review the upcoming changes for Evaluation and Management (E&M) Procedure Codes. The procedure code range 99201-99215 is being affected by these changes.

These revisions are from the American Medical Association (AMA) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and will be effective January 1, 2021.

For national information, please visit the links below:

·  10 Tips to prepare your practice for E/M office visit changes

·    American Medical Association (AMA) CPT Evaluation and Management Revisions Page

·    Office Evaluation and Management (E/M) CPT code revisions Educational Module

Additional resources include:

· https://www.ama-assn.org/press-center/press-releases/ama-releases-2021-cpt-code-set

·  https://www.aapc.com/blog/51744-ama-releases-cpt-2021/

Please direct questions regarding this notice to the Medicaid Fiscal Agent Provider Assistance Center at 1-800-688-7989.


The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and Current Dental Terminology (CDT) codes descriptors, and other data are copyright © 2020 American Medical Association and © 2020 American Dental Association (or such other date publication of CPT and CDT). All rights reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS apply.




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