There are over 400 code changes in the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set which go into effect January 1, 2022. This webinar will discuss the new, deleted, and revised CPT codes and guideline changes for 2022 to assist CPT users in correctly applying these changes. The annual update to the CPT code set incorporates vaccine-specific CPT codes for reporting and tracking COVID-19 vaccinations and dosing schedule. Other changes involve innovative digital medicine services and new technology services to keep the CPT code set current with contemporary medicine and technology.
Sarah is a Subject Matter Expert/Writer for Relias's Revenue Cycle and Coding online education. Sarah is credentialed by AHIMA as a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) and Physician-based Coding Specialist (CCS-P), as well as an approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer. She is also credentialed by the AAPC as a certified professional coding instructor (CPC-I), a certified professional coder of physician (CPC) and hospital services (COC), and a certified Risk Adjustment coder (CRC), with specialty certification in Evaluation and Management coding (CEMC). Sarah has extensive experience in both professional and facility ICD-10-CM/PCS, CPT and HCPCS coding, auditing, and revenue cycle management. She is an experienced educator of hospital and professional medical coding curriculum, and has served as Director of Physician Billing and Reimbursement for a regional health system, Manager of Coding and Compliance for a hospital and cancer center, and Business Manager of Physician Practices at a teaching hospital, as well as a coding auditor and consultant. Sarah is also a published author of several coding books, textbooks, and instructional resources.