AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2019 Issue 4; For Your Information

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

HCPCS Level II changes: The following new drug biological and radiopharmaceutical HCPCS codes became effective on October 1, 2019:   Old HCPCS Code Long Descriptor Effective Date J1943 C9035 Injection, aripiprazole lauroxil (aristada initio), 1 mg October 1, 2019 J0222 C9036 Injection, Patisiran, 0.1mg October 1, 2019 J2798 C9037 Injection, risperidone, (perseris), 0.5 mg October 1, 2019 J9204 C9038 Injection, mogamulizumab-kpkc, 1 mg October 1, 2019 J0291 C9039 Injection, plazomicin, 5 mg October 1, 2019 J3031 C9040 Injection, fremanezumab-vfrm, 1 mg (code may be used for Medicare when drug administered under the direct supervision of a physician...

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