AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2011 Issue 1; FOR your INFORMATION

New HCPCS Code Changes for 2011

There are a few HCPCS code changes, specifically, additions and deletions that became effective April 1, 2011. The HCPCS code changes are listed below. HCPCS CodeLong DescriptorActionEffective DateQ1003 New technology, intraocular lens, category 3 (reduced spherical aberration) Discontinued 3/31/2011 S2270 Insertion of vaginal cylinder for application of readition source or clinical brachytherapy (report separately in addition to radiation source delivery) Discontinued 3/31/2011 S2344 Nasal/sinus endoscopy, surgical; with enlargement of sinus ostium opening using inflatable device (ie, balloon sinuplasty Discontinued 3/31/2011 S3905 Noninvasive electrodiagnostic testing with automatic computerized hand-held device to stimulate and measure neuromuscular signals in diagnosing and evaluating...

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