CPT® (Current Procedural Terminology)

Use the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set to bill outpatient & office procedures.

Featured updates

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New codes & descriptors released

CPT releases new codes for tests to detect COVID-19 and the flu that include new code additions and editorial revisions for reporting medical services sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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CPT® Panel meetings

Review the CPT® Editorial Panel & RUC meetings and calendar.

CPT® Overview

The AMA is attacking dysfunction in health care by removing obstacles and burdens that interfere with patient care. Our focus is on making technology an asset in the delivery of health care, not a burden.

Coding and Billing Resources

Proprietary Laboratory Analyses (PLA) Codes

CPT® licensing

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Any individual or entity using CPT content needs permission or a license (i.e., a written agreement authorizing use of CPT codes) from the AMA or an authorized distributor. 

Additional coding resources

Looking for more CPT code information? Learn more about CPT with resources from the American Medical Association.