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adjective being done, belonging to the time, concurrent, contemporaneous, contemporary, existent, existing, hic, immediate, in fashion, in style, in the fad, in vogue, instant, latest, latter day, new, occurring, of the moment, of the present, of this date, of tooays date, popular, present, present day, prevailing, recent, revised, stylish, topical, up to date, up to the minute, usitatus, widespread
Associated concepts: current account, current assets, current basis, current business expenses, current debts, current expenditures, current market value, current obligations, current operating expenses, current rate of exxhange, currently distributable
See also: common, customary, extant, familiar, instant, outflow, popular, present, prevailing, prevalent, rife, typical, usual

CURRENT, merc. law. A term used to express present time; the current month; i.e. the present month. Price current, is the ordinary price at the time spoken of. A printed paper, containing such prices, is also called a price current.
     2. Current, in another sense, signifies that which is readily received; as, current money.

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The system's host program is based on prevailing medical information, including the medical procedures listed in the Current Procedural Terminology (fourth edition) (CPT-4), published annually by the American Medical Association; the diagnoses based on the International Classification of Diseases (ninth revision) (ICD-9); established physical therapy guidelines; and specific information regarding surgical follow-up days.
The American Medical Association Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Editorial Panel created the transitional care management services codes (99495 and 99496) earlier this year; the codes were announced as part of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for next year.
1, because of changes in the Current Procedural Terminology codes that were finalized in the 2013 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.
CPT 2013; current procedural terminology, standard ed.
To that end, review Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes to confirm that the equipment you're considering qualifies for Medicare and other reimbursements and can accomplish CPT-intended goals.
This resource from the American Medical Association is a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codebook containing official coding guidelines developed by the CPT Editorial Panel and a listing of descriptive terms and codes for reporting medical services and procedures performed by physicians.
This modifier applies to services that are usually bundled under Medicare's Correct Coding Initiative or designated as "separate procedures" in the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) manual.
Thus, what the book professes to constitute a free-market or consumer-driven plan still involves a third party, which assigns a monetary value to every code in the AMA/CMS Current Procedural Terminology (CPT[R]) coding manual and has the power to deny coverage or to decide that the payment does not apply toward meeting the deductible.
The coding process alone may encompass a half-dozen different coding structures, such as current procedural terminology (CPT), diagnosis-related groups and International Classification of Diseases, and take several years to deal with properly.
accuracy of Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding of each billable procedure,
3) and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) were practical options for HIPAA standard code sets.
The preferred strategy is based on the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes that physicians use every day to describe their procedures.

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