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Keep Central Venous Catheter Coding On-Target With Latest AHA HCPCS Coding Clinic®
2019-07-16

Central venous catheters are a hot topic at the AHA Central Office, according to AHA HCPCS Coding Clinic®, vol. 19, no. 2. The top article in this latest issue takes you through 2019 coding for this complex area, covering CPT® for PICCs and midline catheters and HCPCS OPPS codes, too.

 

Along with catheter coding help, the latest issue also lists July 1 Category III updates and more.

Here is a selection of the codes and keywords you can search on TCI SuperCoder's Coding Clinic Connector:

 

  • CAR T-cell therapy: 0537T-0540T, Q2041, Q2042
  • Central venous catheter: 36400, 36405, 36406, 36410, 36568, 36569, 36572, 36573, 36584, 37799, 76937, 77001, C1751, C1769, C1788, C1894
  • CPT® Category III July 2019: 0543T-0562T
  • HCPCS April 2019: C9040-C9046, C9141
  • HCPCS Level II application process
  • MedPAC recommendation, emergency department coding guidelines
  • Subchondroplasty, arthroscopic: 29855, 50.

 

You also get answers to a dozen questions in the Ask the Editor section in this second quarter issue. Search for these codes and terms on TCI SuperCoder's Coding Clinic Connector to increase your knowledge:

 

  • Biopsy, tongue: 31575, 41100, 41105, 41110, 41116
  • Browlift, endoscopic: 67999
  • Chamberlain, mediastinotomy: 39010
  • Chemotherapy injection, lymph node: 96405, J9325
  • HIDA duct, nuclear medicine: 78226, 78227
  • LINX and hiatal hernia repair: 43281, 43284
  • Lupron, hospital outpatient: J1950, J9217, J9218
  • Martius flap rotation: 20926, 53230, 59
  • Osteotomy, sagittal split: 21196, 21199
  • Pacemaker lead, bundle of HIS: 33999
  • Sclera suture removal: 15850
  • Vaginal cuff, allograft.