Deliberations on changes to the CPT code take place three times during the year at the CPT Editorial Panel meetings, as described in the CPT/RUC calendar. Panel review of the code change applications begins one month prior to each Panel meeting.

CPT® Editorial Panel meetings

  1. Feb. 6–8, 2020

    1. Location: San Francisco, California
  2. May 14–16, 2020: CPT May Editorial Panel meeting

    1. Location: Virtual
    2. Learn more about the CPT May Editorial Panel meeting.
  3. Oct. 1–3, 2020: CPT October Editorial Panel meeting

    1. Location: Virtual
    2. Learn more about the CPT October Editorial Panel meeting.

AMA/Specialty Society RVS Update Committee meetings

  1. April 22–25, 2020

    1. Location: Virtual
  2. Oct. 7–10, 2020

    1. Location: Virtual
    2. Event details will be posted when available.
  3. Jan. 13–16, 2021

    1. Location: Virtual
    2. Event details will be posted when available.

Download the complete AMA/Special Society RVS Update (RUC) process calendar

AMA/Special Society RVS Update (RUC) process calendar (PDF)*

*This is a calendar for items that require review through the RUC process and inclusion in the annual CMS proposed rule. Only code change applications that are determined upon Panel review to be editorial revisions and/or not to require RUC review (e.g., Laboratory issues) and are submitted after the June application deadline will appear in the publication for the previous year.


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