- See the full line-up of agenda items online at AMA, here.
Stakeholders can request the proposal packet from AMA and then submit comments on it, through April 25 (request to review and comment must be made by April 18). AMA will review that the commenter has a director interest in the application before releasing it for review.
Cornucopia of Code Proposals
56 agenda items cover a lot of ground. These range from revised chronic care management codes, to "non face to face review of lab tests," to new codes for superficial radiotherapy, to revised codes for percutaneous ventricular assist devices. A new code is proposed for transrectal prostate ultrasound ablation, and a range of Cat III codes, such as for "digital questionnaires," for "health coaching," "Tai Chi," "Yoga," and "Meditation Stress Reduction." Revised instructions are proposed for Mod 51 and Bilateral Procedures.