Update! HCPCS code changed to CPT code for 2018!
In 2017, CMS developed and recognized a cognitive assessment code to be performed by physicians and non-physician practitioners to evaluate a patient with cognitive impairment, such as Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.
This HCPCS code, G0505, is active for 2017, and is replaced starting January 1, 2018 with CPT code 99483.
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Definition of new CPT code 99483
99483: Assessment of and care planning for a patient with cognitive impairment, requiring an independent historian, in the office or other outpatient, home or domiciliary or rest home, with all of the following required elements:
 2017 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule, page 318
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