Insurance Billing and Coding

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What does CPT stand for?

Answer:
a)  Current Procedural Terminology
b)  Contemporary Patient Tautology
c)  Cardiological Protocol Testing
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Question: What does CPT stand for?
Answer:
Current Procedural Terminology
Contemporary Patient Tautology
Cardiological Protocol Testing