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CPT® Editorial Panel
The CPT® Editorial Panel ensures that CPT® codes reflect the latest medical care available to patients. Learn more about these codes on the AMA's CPT Editorial Panel Process and Resources webpage.
Upcoming meetings: CPT on May 6-8, 2021
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The RUC is a unique multispecialty committee developing relative value units (RVUs) and represents the entire medical profession, with 21 of its 31 members appointed by major national medical specialty societies. Learn more about these codes on the AMA RVS Update Committee (RUC) Process and Resources webpage.
Upcoming meetings: RUC on Apr.21-24, 2021
Announcement: Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the American Medical Association (AMA), has decided to move the 2021 scheduled meetings to a virtual meeting format, in April for the RUC and May for the CPT.
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For more information on health policy, coding and reimbursement, please contact the health policy and economics team.
Medicare established a national definition of a global surgical package to ensure that Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) make payments for the same services consistently across all jurisdictions. SIR has prepared references to assist physicians and administrators with common global periods for codes frequently reported by interventional radiologists.Learn more