Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®)
The American Medical Association (AMA) has released major changes to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) that apply to all services rendered on or after January 1, 2013. The practitioner disciplines that are impacted are psychiatrists, psychologists, certified registered nurse practitioners, physician assistants, licensed clinical social workers, licensed social workers, licensed professional counselors, and licensed marriage and family therapists. The new codes also apply to licensed behavioral health facilities. All dates of service rendered on or after January 1, 2013 must be billed using the applicable new CPT codes.