AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2009 Issue 3; FOR your INFORMATION

REVISED HCPCS code descriptors

Effective July 1, 2009, code descriptors were changed for two HCPCS codes. Following are the two HCPCS codes and the corresponding revised code descriptors. See Table 2. Table 2. HCPCS CodeRevised Short DescriptorRevised Long DescriptorC9358 SurgiMend, fetal Dermal substitute, native, nondenatured collagen, fetal bovine origin (SurgiMend Collagen Matrix), per 0.5 square centimeters C9359 Implnt, bon void filler-putty ***N/A-Long descriptor unchanged ...

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