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Radiologist receives AMA’s Burgess Gordon award

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Alson is CPT Lead Advisor to the American College of Radiology’s (ACR) CPT Editorial Panel, as well as chair of the organization’s Economics Committee on Coding and Nomenclature. Alson practices in Fresno, California, where he is a founding member of Sierra Imaging Associates Medical Group and a women’s imaging specialist.

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American Medical Association Presents Award to Mark Alson, MD, FACR, RCC, for Work on Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Issues

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Additionally, Alson is an editorial board member of the joint AMA/ACR coding publication Clinical Examples in Radiology, and previously served as the ACR Liaison on the Radiology Coding Certification Board ( RCCB ).

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Coding Changes That Will Impact Radiology Practices in 2024

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The annual update to the Current Procedural Terminology [1] (CPT) ® for 2024 has 230 new codes, 70 revised codes, and 49 deleted codes. In addition, there are 395 new diagnosis codes contained in the ICD-10-CM [2] update, about one-third of them describing new ways to capture accidents and injuries.

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Coding Changes That Will Impact Radiology Practices In 2023

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While only a few of the 225 new codes, 93 revised codes, and 75 deleted codes in Current Procedural Terminology [i] (CPT) ® for 2023 will impact radiology practices, it’s essential to know what they are and adjust your practice systems accordingly.

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Diagnosis Coding Changes for Radiology are Available Now

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Although we refer to the annual updates to the ICD-10-CM [1] coding system as being for the coming year of 2023, they are effective and available for use on October 1, 2022.