The annual update of Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes brings multiple changes that affect how pediatric services are reported. All changes will be effective for dates of service on and after January 1, 2022. The information in this newsletter is preliminary, based on the initial release of code changes from the American Medical Association (AMA). Late changes and/or technical corrections may be published by the AMA at

There are significant changes that will affect how and when pediatric services are reported. Separate articles in this issue will include information on changes for reporting the following services:

This article also contains other notable changes. The following symbols included here are those used in CPT to alert users to specific code attributes:

Additionally, this issue underlines new text and uses strikethrough for deleted text and codes where helpful to emphasize changes.

Code 99211 is revised for 2022 to...

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