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Acupuncture Today – January, 2020, Vol. 21, Issue 01

Code Changes for 2020

By Samuel A. Collins
You are indeed correct that ICD-10 coding does make its updates on Oct. 1 for the following year. This means the codes actually update on that date and any date of service on or after Oct. 1 must use the new or updated code to be valid. CPT codes or procedure codes actually do not update or become effective until Jan. 1. 

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