AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2006 Issue 1; FOR your INFORMATION

Corrections for the April 2006 update

The following table lists changes made in the January 2006 OPPS OCE and Addendum B that will be implemented in the April 2006 update: Deletions, additions, and reactivations HCPCSActionEffective dateShort descriptorG8054 Added 01/01/06 Falls assess not docum 12 mo E0590 Deleted 01/01/06 Dispensing fee DME neb drug G0252 Reactivated 04/01/05 PET imaging initial dx E1239 Reactivated 01/01/06 Ped power wheelchair nos Short descriptor changes HCPCSOld short descriptorNew short descriptorJ7640 Formorterol injection Formoterol injection G8019 Diabetic pt w/LDL>100mg/dl Diabetic pt w/LDL>=100mg/dl G8020 Diab pt w/LDL=100mg> Diab pt w/LDL<100mg dl="" td=""> G8023 DM pt w BP>140/80 DM...

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