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CPT 0536T, Under Movement Disorder Analysis

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 0536T as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Movement Disorder Analysis.

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December 13, 2018
Nearly every section in the code book has updates: The stakes are high that your coding is affected. CPT® 2019 includes 212 new Category I and III codes, 50 revised code descriptors, and 71 deleted c... [ Read More ]
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The 2019 CPT® codebook will include new Category III codes to describe services related to the Personal Kinetograph (PKG), a passive, wearable devices that continuously measures and tracks the moveme... [ Read More ]
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