AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2020 Issue 3; In this Issue

Surgery section code update — Part 2

In the AHA’s Coding Clinic for HCPCS Second Quarter 2020 newsletter, the article regarding the calendar year (CY) 2020 surgery section code updates provided information for the Integumentary and the Musculoskeletal Systems. This article will address one additional code pertaining to the integumentary system as well as created, revised, deleted codes and coding rationale from the Digestive System as well as the Nervous System. Category III code for mastectomy procedures Although there were no new mastectomy codes created, there was a mastectomy related Category III code established. See the code below: 0546T Radiofrequency spectroscopy, real time, intraoperative margin...

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