AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2018 Issue 4; For Your Information

New and revised CPT codes for fine needle aspiration procedures

Effective January 1, 2019, new CPT codes will be added for the reporting of fine needle aspiration procedures performed with or without image guidance, in addition to revised text for existing CPT code 10021. Also, CPT code 10022 will be deleted effective January 1, 2019. The new and deleted CPT code(s) and revised text are listed in the table below. CPT code Long descriptor Effective date 10021 * Fine needle aspiration biopsy, without imaging guidance; first lesion January 1, 2019 10004 Fine needle aspiration biopsy, without imaging guidance; each additional lesion January 1, 2019 10005 Fine needle aspiration biopsy...

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