Testing Code Information

Implementation Date: January, 2019


I. Background/History of Testing Code Changes


II. Background of APA Efforts to Support Code Changes Favorable for Psychologists


III.
Crosswalks: Current Codes Linked to Replacement Codes & Description of Services


IV.
Comprehensive List of New Codes & Code Descriptions  


V.
FAQs on Code Changes and Link to Dec. 5th Webinar Information and a Guide on How to Use the New Codes


VI.
Documents Issued by Medicare with Final Rulings – November 6, 2018 


VII.
Medicare/Medicaid Document Detailing Rule Changes/Rationale: 2,379 Page Document – use search function to help maneuver.  Relevant pages include:  pgs 441-448, pg. 498 


VIII.
Summary Chart of Finalized RVUs Associated With Specific CPT Codes: Open zip drive, relevant information is located in Addendum B
  

IX.
General Information About RVUs: What they are and how they are used. 


X.
RVU Background: How are RVU’s assigned value