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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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NOTES: APRN = advanced practice registered nurse, CHC = community health center, CPT = current procedural terminology, DSM--Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, EMR = electronic medical record, FTE = full-time equivalent, FQHC = federally qualified health center, HRSA = Health Resources and Services Administration, ICD = International Classification of Diseases, LCSW = licensed clinical social worker, NMC = nurse-managed center, NMHC = nurse-managed health center, NP = nurse practitioner, SPMI = serious and persistent mental illness Table 4.
Jeffrey Kant, embarked on a project to design new Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes for identification and billing of molecular pathology services.
Current Procedural Terminology codes are listed when available, and International Classification of Diseases 9th Revision Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) diagnostic codes are included in the section on differential diagnosis.
In the deal, the state's insurance company said Anthem had agreed to adjust its fee schedule for mental health providers to recognize changes in Current Procedural Terminology (CPT).
Other panels will discuss healthcare delivery in the 21st century; emerging markets; regulatory compliance; and current procedural terminology coding, which has of late been challenging and, according to MDMA, has not as transparent as it should be.
The Physicians' Current Procedural Terminology Coding System (CPT) was used to categorize the surgical procedures, with analyses performed on all surgical procedures and each specific procedure.
The method, like most government accounting, is based on a complex, arcane formula, which is tied to the elusive codes called Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes.
This change does not affect Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding for outpatient procedures.
The current procedural terminology (CPT), 1CD-9, and upcoming ICD-10 codes contained in RCM systems, which represent tests ordered and their corresponding prices, are valuable sources of data for the government and payors.
Other discussion topics include industry insights on FDA reforms, international opportunities, health care reform implementation and reimbursement challenges related to Current Procedural Terminology Coding.
Procedural Coding and Reimbursement for Physician Services: Applying Current Procedural Terminology and HCPCS is a 'must' for any college-level collection strong in the basics of CPT and HCPCS coding: it provides exercises based on case documentation and packs in analysis and coding of clinical data, using self-assessment tests and exercises to reinforce the latest code sets.
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