AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2017 Issue 4; For Your Information

Procedures removed from the inpatient only list

Effective for the calendar (CY) 2018, several procedures will be removed from the inpatient only list. These procedures are listed in the table below. CPT Code Long Descriptor 27447 Arthroplasty, knee, condyle and plateau; medical and lateral compartments with or without patella resurfacing (total knee arthroplasty) 43282 Laparoscopy, surgical, repair of paraesophageal hernia with implantation of mesh 43772 Laparoscopy, surgical, gastric restrictive procedure; removal of adjustable gastric restrictive device component only 43773 Laparoscopy, surgical, gastric restrictive procedure; removal and replacement of adjustable gastric restrictive device component only 43774 Laparoscopy, surgical, gastric restrictive procedure; removal of adjustable gastric restrictive device...

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