AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2003 Issue 4

New HCPCS codes and their status indicators under hospital OPPS

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released this listing of new HCPCS codes that became effective for services, unless otherwise noted, on or after July 1, 2003. HCPCS CodeEffective DateSIAPCShort DescriptorLong DescriptorC1818 07/01/03 H 1818 Integrated keratoprothesis Integrated keratoprothesis C8918 07/01/03 S 0284 MRA w/cont, pelvis Magnetic resonance angiography with contrast, pelvis C8919 07/01/03 S 0336 MRA w/o cont, pelvis Magnetic resonance angiography without contrast, pelvis C8920 07/01/03 S 0337 MRA w/o fol w/cont, pelvis Magnetic resonance angiography without contrast, followed by with contrast, pelvis C9123 07/01/03 G 9123 Transcyte, per 247 sq cm Transcyte, per...

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