AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2020 Issue 3; For Your Information

New CPT Category III codes effective July 1, 2020

The following CPT Category III codes were released by the AMA in January 2020 for implementation on January 1 or July 1, 2020 as indicated in the table below. CPT Code Long Descriptor Effective Date 0572T Insertion of substernal implantable defibrillator electrode January 1, 2020 0573T Removal of substernal implantable defibrillator electrode January 1, 2020 0574T Repositioning of previously implanted substernal implantable defibrillator-pacing electrode January 1, 2020 0575T Programming device evaluation (in person) of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator system with substernal electrode, with iterative adjustment of the implantable device to test the function of the device and select optimal permanent programmed...

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