January 2012 (Page1)





This page gives you a listing of everything that has happened on the site this month. There are no active links.


    11.00.10k, Multiple Surgical Reduction Guidelines
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    03.00.07k, Modifier 51: Multiple Procedures
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    03.00.29f, Modifier 51 Exempt
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    00.10.20h, Add-on Codes
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    08.01.01a, Ipilimumab (Yervoy®)
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    09.00.45e, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Contrast Agents
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    05.00.38d, Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) Systems
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    05.00.67f, Wheelchair Options and Accessories
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    07.07.09b, Stem-Cell Therapy for Orthopedic Applications and Autologous Platelet-Derived Growth Factors (PDGFs)/Platelet-Rich Plasmas (PRPs) for Acute or Chronic Wound Healing and Other Miscellaneous Conditions
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    11.00.11f, Use of an Operating Microscope During a Surgical Procedure
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    03.00.28i, Modifier 79: Unrelated Procedure or Service by the Same Physician During the Postoperative Period
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    04.00.05c, Extraction of Bony Impacted Teeth and Exposure of Impacted Teeth
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    00.03.07a, Laboratory Services for Members Enrolled in Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) or Health Maintenance Organization Point-of-Service (HMO-POS) Products
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    11.03.15e, Gastric Electrical Stimulation (Enterra™), Gastric Pacing
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    08.00.26p, Botulinum Toxin Agents
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    09.00.04e, Bone Mineral Density (BMD)
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    07.13.11d, Corneal Liquid Bandage Lens for the Treatment of Persistent (Corneal) Epithelial Defects
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    05.00.45f, Repair or Replacement of an External Prosthetic Device
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    09.00.10m, Brachytherapy
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    11.17.04i, Sacral Nerve Stimulation (SNS) for the Control of Urinary and Fecal Incontinence
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    08.00.78f, Self-Injectable Drugs
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    11.16.03e, Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    05.00.21i, Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    11.15.20g, Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    06.02.18f, Pharmacogenetics and Metabolite Monitoring Using Azathioprine (AZA)/6-Mercaptopurine (6-MP) Therapy
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    08.09.11n, Medicare Part B vs. Part D Crossover Drugs
    NotificationPosted: 1/6/2012
    06.02.10h, Genetic Testing for Inherited Susceptibility to Colon Cancer and Microsatellite Instability Testing (Familial Adenomatous Polyposis and Lynch Syndrome)
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    06.02.06k, Genetic Testing for Inherited Breast Cancer 1 (BRCA1) and Breast Cancer 2 (BRCA2) Mutations
    Policy UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    00.10.36i, Radiologic Guidance of a Procedure
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    06.02.31a, Genetic Testing for Congenital Long QT Syndrome
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    05.00.50f, Ostomy Supplies
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    11.15.16h, Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    05.00.39h, Ankle-Foot/Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthoses
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    05.00.71a, Standing Frames
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    08.00.91a, Alpha 1-Proteinase Inhibitor Therapy (eg, Prolastin, Aralast, Aralast NP, Glassia, Zemaira)
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    07.03.18g, Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS) and Related Electrodiagnostic Studies
    NotificationPosted: 1/6/2012
    09.00.32h, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiopharmaceutical Agents
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    07.03.09h, Electromyography (EMG) Studies: Needle EMG, Surface EMG (SEMG)
    NotificationPosted: 1/6/2012
    08.00.18i, Medical Foods, Low-Protein Modified Food Products, Enteral Nutrition, and Nutritional Formulas
    Policy UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    05.00.32b, Electronic Speech Aids
    Policy ArchivedPosted: 01/06/2012
    05.00.32c, Speech- and Non-Speech-Generating Devices
    Policy UpdatePosted: 1/6/2012
    08.00.96b, Cabazitaxel (Jevtana®)
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/5/2012
    11.15.01i, Spinal Cord Stimulation (Dorsal Column Stimulation)
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/5/2012
    11.14.10j, Percutaneous Vertebroplasty, Kyphoplasty, and Sacroplasty
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/5/2012
    08.00.72e, Alglucosidase alfas, rhGAA (Myozyme®, Lumizyme®)
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/5/2012
    11.04.01b, Islet Cell Transplantation
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/5/2012
    09.00.49b, Proton Beam Radiation Therapy
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/5/2012
    07.07.02e, Ultraviolet Light Therapy for the Treatment of Dermatological Conditions
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/5/2012
    05.00.15m, Nebulizers
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/5/2012
    00.10.32c, Prolonged Face-to-Face Physician Services
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/5/2012
    11.15.09c, Radiofrequency Lesioning of the Spinal Nerves for Chronic Pain
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/5/2012
    11.15.03e, Insertion of Implantable Infusion Pumps
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/5/2012
    11.07.01i, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (Bone Marrow Transplant)
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/5/2012
    08.00.92d, Coagulation Factors for Hemophilia
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/5/2012
    05.00.09e, Bone Growth Stimulators
    NotificationPosted: 1/5/2012
    08.00.13k, Immune Globulin: Intravenous (IVIG), Subcutaneous (SCIG)
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/5/2012
    00.01.18b, Reimbursement for Associated Services Performed in Conjunction with Dental Services
    Policy UpdatePosted: 1/20/2012
    07.02.05h, External Counterpulsation (ECP)
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/5/2012
    11.02.11d, Transcatheter Occlusion for the Treatment of Cardiac Septal Defects
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/19/2012
    11.08.12g, Surgery for Gynecomastia
    NotificationPosted: 1/5/2012
    10.01.01i, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs
    NotificationPosted: 1/18/2012
    05.00.37d, Compression Garments
    NotificationPosted: 1/5/2012
    11.17.06h, Surgical and Minimally Invasive Treatments for Urinary Outlet Obstruction due to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
    NotificationPosted: 1/5/2012
    08.01.00a, Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate Injection as a Technique to Reduce the Risk of Preterm Birth in High-Risk Pregnancies
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/5/2012
    08.00.98a, Eribulin Mesylate (Halaven™)
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/5/2012
    10.06.01e, Speech Therapy
    NotificationPosted: 1/5/2012
    10.04.01j, Pulmonary Rehabilitation
    NotificationPosted: 1/5/2012
    07.13.07e, Corneal Pachymetry Using Ultrasound
    NotificationPosted: 1/5/2012
    05.00.48f, Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Not Subject to a Rental to Purchase Maximum
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/5/2012
    07.03.18f, Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS)
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/4/2012
    08.00.57b, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) Parenteral Treatments
    Policy UpdatePosted: 1/4/2012
    05.00.59d, Lower Limb Prostheses
    Policy UpdatePosted: 1/4/2012
    11.08.02e, Reduction Mammoplasty
    NotificationPosted: 1/4/2012
    07.03.09g, Needle Electromyography (EMG) Studies
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/4/2012
    11.07.02f, Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
    NotificationPosted: 1/4/2012
    11.00.13d, Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC)
    NotificationPosted: 1/4/2012
    05.00.60d, Pressure-Reducing Support Surfaces
    NotificationPosted: 1/4/2012
    07.03.14f, Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring (INM)
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/4/2012
    08.00.94b, Denosumab (Prolia™, Xgeva™)
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/3/2012
    08.00.99a, Belimumab (Benlysta®)
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/3/2012
    11.08.23f, Mohs' Micrographic Surgery
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/3/2012
    00.06.02b, Preventive Care Services
    Coding UpdatePosted: 1/3/2012

    Issued on - 1/23/2012