AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2016 Issue 2; For Your Information
New Category III CPT codes
On July 1, 2016, CMS implemented nine (9) Category III CPT Codes that the American Medical Association (AMA) released in January 2016. The new Category III codes are listed in the table below. New Category III CPT codesLong descriptor0437T Implantation of non-biologic or synthetic implant (e.g., polypropylene) for fascial reinforcement of the abdominal wall (List separately in addition to primary procedure) 0438T Transperineal placement of biodegradable material, peri-prostatic (via needle), single or multiple, includes image guidance 0439T Myocardial contrast perfusion echocardiography; at rest or with stress, for assessment of myocardial ischemia or viability (List separately in addition to...
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