Diagnostic Imaging Services shares an informative article about the importance of knowing the CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) code. Every medical, diagnostic, or surgical procedure or service has an associated 5-digit CPT code assigned to it. That's EVERY procedure or service. The article lists four reasons why this code is important to know and two things you can do with it once you get it -- including finding the best price for your exam or procedure. Know the code. Save money.
To save on Medical Bills, make sure you know what they're charging you for! Check the CPT code on your bills --it's what the doc submits to the insurance company. Make sure the code matches a service or treatment you actually received. AMA website.