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The situation surrounding COVID-19 is evolving quickly, and updated recommendations and adjustments to regulations are constantly released from a number of sources. This page contains a selection of newly-released information that the AAAAI feels will be most valuable to the practicing allergist/immunologist, all in one place. Check back regularly for updates.



 

COVID-19 CODING UPDATE

To report additional practice expenses incurred during a Public Health Emergency (PHE), including supplies and additional clinical staff time, the American Medical Association (AMA) Current Procedural Terminology (CPT ® ) Editorial Panel published CPT 99072 on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. This new code is effective immediately.

Specifically, CPT 99072 encompasses: Additional supplies, materials, and clinical staff time over and above those usually included in an office visit or other non-facility service(s), when performed during a Public Health Emergency as defined by law, due to respiratory-transmitted infectious disease

Learn more from the AMA by clicking here.

For more information about adapting your practice during the pandemic, visit our Guidance for Adapting Practice page by clicking here.


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