By AuntMinnie.com staff writers

July 13, 2017 -- Skin cancer imaging vendor Michelson Diagnostics is applauding a decision by the American Medical Association's (AMA) current procedural terminology (CPT) editorial panel to approve two new CPT codes for optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging of the skin.

CPT code 0470T is for OCT microstructural and morphological imaging of skin, image acquisition, interpretation, and report for a first lesion, while 0471T covers the same applications for each additional lesion, the company said.

The new category III codes, which are for emerging technologies, services, and procedures, went into effect on July 1.


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