AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2019 Issue 3; For Your Information

HCPCS Level II and CPT coding changes effective July 1, 2019

HCPCS Level II changes The following code changes became effective on July 1, 2019 and may be found on the CMS website at: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coding/HCPCSReleaseCodeSets/HCPCS-Quarterly-Update.html Codes for certain drugs, biologicals, and radiopharmaceuticals The six new HCPCS Level II codes listed in the table below have been created for reporting drugs and biologicals in the hospital outpatient setting. HCPCS Level II Code Long Descriptor Effective Date C9047 Injection, caplacizumab-yhdp, 1 mg July 1, 2019 C9048 Dexamethasone, lacrimal ophthalmic insert, 0.1mg July 1, 2019 C9049 Injection, tagraxofusp-erzs, 10 mcg July 1, 2019 C9050 Injection, emapalumab-lzsg, 1 mg July...

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