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

HCPCS C-code changes effective April 1, 2016

HCPCS C Codes HCPCS CodeLong DescriptionEffective DateSpecial Notes (Any reference or xref code)C1820 Generator, neurostimulator (implantable), with rechargeable battery and charging system 1/1/2006 This code should be used to report neurostimulator generators that are not high frequency. For additional information about this code, refer to the April 2016 OPPS Update CR. C1822 Generator, neurostimulator (implantable), high frequency, with rechargeable battery and charging system 1/1/2016 This code was effective Jan 1, 2016. There is no change to the descriptors, however, refer to the April 2016 OPPS Update CR for more information about this code and C1820. C9137 Injection, Factor VIII...

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