CPT® 2023 Professional Edition is the definitive American Medical Association (AMA)-authored resource to help health care professionals correctly report and bill medical procedures and services. Health care professionals want accurate reimbursement. Payers want efficient claims processing. Correct reporting and billing of medical procedures and services begins with CPT® 2023 Professional Edition.
Only the AMA, with the help of physicians and other experts in the health care community, creates and maintains the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set. No other codebook has the accurate, complete official guidelines for the latest and current procedural terminology for procedures and services to help you code medical services and procedures properly. The AMA also takes the copyright protection of its content very seriously and is committed to providing the most effective anti- piracy efforts for its authors and readers.
To help combat print piracy, protect our intellectual properties, and ensure our customers' right to authentic AMA-certified content, the CPT® 2023 Professional is equipped with nonintrusive light-yellow dots on almost every page of the codebook. As a result of the implementation of this anti-piracy technology, this codebook cannot be reproduced by photocopy or scanned in accordance with current copyright rules and laws.
FEATURES AND BENEFITS
The CPT® 2023 Professional Edition codebook covers hundreds of code, guideline and text changes and features:
CPT® Changes, CPT® Assistant, and Clinical Examples in Radiology citations — provides cross-referenced
information to popular AMA resources that can enhance your understanding of the CPT code set.
A comprehensive index — aid in locating codes related to a specific procedure, service, anatomic site,
condition, synonym, eponym or abbreviation to allow for a clearer, quicker search.
Anatomical and procedural illustrations — help improve coding accuracy and understanding of the anatomy
and procedures discussed.
Coding tips throughout each section — improve understanding of the nuances of the code set.
Enhanced codebook table of contents —enable a quick search of the codebook’s content for quick access.
Section-specific table of contents — provide a useful tool to navigate effectively and quickly through each
Summary of additions, deletions and revisions — provide a summary and quick reference of the 2023
changes in the codes without having to compare editions.
Multiple appendices — offer additional information for modifiers, clinical examples, add-on codes, vascular
families re-sequenced codes, and MAAAs and PLA services.
New Appendix Q — Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Vaccines--- provide coronavirus
disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines and their associated administration codes.
New Appendix R — Digital Medicine Services Taxonomy -- classifies CPT codes that are related to
digital medicine services into discrete categories of clinician-to-patient services (e.g., visit), clinician-
to-clinician services (e.g., consultation), patient-monitoring services, and digital diagnostic services.
Comprehensive E/M code selection tables — aid physicians and coders in assigning the most appropriate
evaluation and management codes.
Notes pages at the end of every code set section and subsection.