Who is responsible for updating hcpcs codes


21-Mar-2020 05:09

Proposals for a new code go through the following steps: All CPT Category III codes are removed after 5 years from the time of publication.

If the original requestors of the code want to continue use of the code, they must submit a proposal for continuing the code as a Category III code or promoting it to Category I status.

CPT is owned and maintained by American Medical Association, which has copyright protection on CPT.

The American Medical Association (AMA) is responsible for the development and maintenance of the CPT® code set.

CPT codes are used on insurance claims to report the services and procedures performed by physicians and other healthcare providers.