2015 CPT Code Changes

It’s that time of the year again when significant changes are introduced in the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT). More than 500 CPT® changes are being implemented in 2015:

  • 266 new codes
  • 147 deleted codes
  • 129 revised codes
  • Guideline changes

The key CPT sections with substantial changes are Pathology and Laboratory, Cardiovascular and Gastrointestinal sections. The shared updates will help weigh the best coding options in the new year to get reimbursed correctly.

eMDs has prepared a resource center for a quick and easy review of the CPT changes. Use the links below to access the resource pages.


Section New Revised Deleted
Evaluation & Management 3 2 3
Musculoskeletal System 15 7 11
Cardiovascular System 33 23 6
Digestive System 24 33 10
Urinary System 2 0 0
Nervous System 8 2 11
Eye and Ocular Adnexa 2 3 4
Radiology 15 4 23
Pathology and Laboratory 107 32 49
Medicine 15 16 0
Category II Codes 3 1 1
Category III Codes 39 6 26
Total 266 129 147