Representing Nutrition Assessment, Diagnosis, Interventions and Monitoring/Evaluation

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The AMA requests that the…

The AMA requests that the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code set be added to the standards listed in Section I: Representing Nutrition Assessment, Diagnosis, Interventions and Monitoring/Evaluation. CPT codes 97802 – 97804 identify patient assessment and intervention of medical nutrition therapy. In addition, CPT Category II codes 3759F and 3760F identify assessment and screening for nutrition within the treatment of another clinical condition. CPT is a comprehensive and regularly curated uniform language that accurately describes medical, surgical, and diagnostic services and provides for reliable communication among users. It has an extremely robust and mature development process with open and transparent meetings and clinical input from national medical specialties and relevant stakeholders. It is the most widely adopted outpatient procedure code set. Use of the CPT code set is federally required under HIPAA.