Each January 1 and July 1, new Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) Category III codes become effective for use in reporting services that are new or provided using new technology or new methods. Many commonly reported services (eg, adaptive behavior treatment, now codes 9715397158) were once reported with Category III codes.

The following are services for which new codes will be effective for dates of service on and after July 1, 2022, and that may be provided to pediatric patients:

Category III codes are published 6 months in advance of implementation (eg, codes published January 1, 2022, are effective for services on and after July 1, 2022, and vice versa). The Category III codes that become effective July 1, 2022, will be included in printed CPT manuals in 2023, so it is important to be aware of these codes that may not be included in...

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