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Simplify Your Cerebral and Intracranial Endovascular Thrombectomy Reporting With New 2016 CPT® Changes
2016-05-12

Simplify Your Cerebral and Intracranial Endovascular Thrombectomy Reporting With New 2016 CPT® Changes

The March 2016 CPT® Assistant is brimming with updates made in CPT® 2016 for reporting endovascular procedures. Find out how the introduction of several new codes for intracranial endovascular revascularization of occluded cerebral arteries affects the reporting of various services. Evaluate the new guidelines, and discover essential tips that instruct you on how to appropriately report these codes.

Plus, reviewing the latest issue updates you on how to correctly report transcatheter pulmonary valve implantation and counseling and behavior change intervention services. Also, the current issue rectifies errors in a previous issue related to a radiation treatment delivery code table. Take advantage of SuperCoder.com’s Code Connect code and keyword search to keep your skills up to date on these topics:

  • Cerebral and Intracranial Endovascular Thombectomy: 36221-36226, 37184, 37187-37188, 37201, 37211-37214, 61630-61651, 75896, 96420-96425
  • Counseling and Behavior Interventions: 99381-99397, 99401-99412, 99420, 99429
  • Radiation Oncology Treatment Delivery: 0073T, 0197T, 76950, 77402-77418, G6001-G6017
  • Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Implantation (TPVI): 0262T, 33477, 33946-33993, 37236-37237, 76000-76001, 92997-92998, 93451-93461, 93530-93533, 93563-93564, 93566-93568, 95456-95457.

 

For answers to how to handle specific scenarios, turn to the FAQ section. Real-world solutions are available by searching for these codes and keywords on Code Connect:

  • Arteriovenous Anastomosis: 36818
  • Complicated Cataract: 66982
  • Digestive System: 47538-47540, 49185
  • Nephroureteral Catheter: 50387
  • Refractive Screening: 92015, 99174-99177
  • Removal Impacted Cerumen: 69210.