AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2016 Issue 1; For Your Information

Deletions and changes for several HCPCS/CPT codes for drugs, biologicals, and radiopharmaceuticals

As of January 1, 2016, several HCPCS C-codes for certain drugs, biologicals, and radiopharmaceuticals were deleted and replaced by permanent HCPCS codes. For many other HCPCS/CPT codes for drugs, biologicals, and radiopharmaceuticals changes were made to their code descriptors. A crosswalk of the deleted HCPCS C-codes and their replacements are listed in the table as well. CY 2015 HCPCS/CPT codeCY 2015 Long DescriptorCY 2016 HCPCS/ CPT codeCY 2016 Long DescriptorC9025 Injection, ramucirumab, 5 mg J9308 Injection, ramucirumab, 5 mg C9026 Injection, vedolizumab, 1 mg J3380 Injection, vedolizumab, 1 mg C9027 Injection, pembrolizumab, 1 mg J9271 Injection, pembrolizumab, 1 mg...

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