AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2008 Issue 3; FOR your INFORMATION

CMS creates four new C codes

Four HCPCS C codes were created effective for use on or after July 1, 2008. Table 3 shows the four new C codes and their corresponding code descriptors. Table 3. HCPCS codeLong descriptorC9242 Injection, fosaprepitant, 1 mg C9356 Tendon, porous matrix of cross-linked collagen and glycosaminoglycan matrix (TenoGlide Tendon Protector Sheet), per square centimeter C9357 Dermal substitute, granulated cross-linked collagen and glycosaminoglycan matrix (Flowable Wound Matrix), 1 cc C9358 Dermal substitute, native, non-denatured collagen (SurgiMend Collagen Matrix), per 0.5 square centimeters ...

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