All CPT code change applications are reviewed and evaluated by CPT staff, the CPT/HCPAC Advisory Committee, and the CPT Editorial Panel. Code change requests must include:
- Submission of a complete application, a clinical vignette and any other necessary supporting documents
- Adherence to all posted deadlines
- Cooperation with requests from CPT staff and/or Editorial Panel members for clarification and information
- Compliance with CPT Lobbying Policy, Confidentiality Agreement and Conflict of Interest Disclosure Requirements (DocuSign® electronic signature may be required)
CPT Code Criteria
Strict conformance with established criteria is required for review of a code change application.