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Unformatted text preview: simply used to look at the performance and the quality of care that is given. The most important part would be the quality of the collection of the information so they can be sure there are no mistakes made. An example would be the use of tobacco and they need to seek some type of counseling it would be code 0004F. The third category of CPT would be used only for data collection and the tracking of new procedures and services. The codes can sometimes be temporary and some research. Category three can also be turned into a category one if the procedure that is being performed has been in the medical field for five years. An example of category three would be an Endovascular repair Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm or dissection it would be code0001T. After it all said and done the codes are very important and if they are not used in the correct way someone will lose their job and there will be a lot of patients hurt and disappointed....
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- Spring '11
- Current Procedural Terminology, CPT codes, CPT Coding Categories