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CPT 90999 for Isolated Ultrafiltration


Recently, Novitas reviewed services reporting Isolated Ultrafiltration for Management of Fluid Overload in Cardiac Disease. Following the review, it was determined that HCPCS code 90999, Unlisted Dialysis Procedure, Inpatient or Outpatient is the most accurate HCPCS code to report for this service.

Effective for dates of service on or after August 14, 2014, claims for ultrafiltration for management of fluid overload in cardiac disease should be reported with HCPCS code 90999. Consistent with the current process for Not Otherwise Classified (NOC) codes, payment for these services will be determined by the Contractor. Please refer to the Local Contractor Pricing Webpage for additional information regarding the determination of fees.

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