AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2017 Issue 1; For Your Information

Reporting of an Argus retinal prosthesis

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) created HCPCS code C1842, Retinal prosthesis, includes all internal and external components; add-on to C1841, as an add-on code to resolve claims processing issues for ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs).  Please note that this add-on code should not be reported by hospital outpatient department providers.  This code became effective January 1, 2017.  ...

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