Daily Archives: March 14, 2020

New CPT Code Announced to Report Novel Coronavirus Test

Chicago, March 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced that the CPT Editorial Panel approved a new addition to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set that will help streamline data-driven resource and allocation planning in the

ASGE Releases Recommendations for Endoscopy Units in the Era of COVID-19

DOWNERS GROVE, IL / ACCESSWIRE / March 13, 2020 / The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) has released an important article in its signature publication, the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (GIE) journal. The article, titled Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak: What the Department of Endoscopy Should Know,

Ministry of Health announce 16 additional COVID-19 recoveries

Manama: The Ministry of Health today announced that 16 individuals have recovered from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Kingdom of Bahrain, bringing the total number of confirmed recoveries to 60. The recovered individuals, 8 male and 3 female Bahrain...

Dust and rain storms leave 20 dead in Egypt

Cairo: At least 20 people died in accidents linked to Egypt's worst weather in decades on Friday.The country was lashed with alternating heavy rains and dust storms for the second straight day, said Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli, dpa reported.The wea...