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2018 New CPT codes

00731  Anesthesia for upper gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures, endoscope introduced proximal to duodenum; not otherwise specified ...

CPT Changes to ABLATION THERAPY


The existing code for radiofrequency bone ablation has been updated to include adjacent soft tissue and radiologic guidance.  In addition, a new code has been added for cryoablation of bone tumors. A Category III* code has also been created for cryoablation of pulmonary tumors.


20982  Ablation therapy for reduction or eradication of 1 or more bone tumors (eg, metastasis), radiofrequency including adjacent soft tissue when involved by tumor extension, percutaneous, including imaging guidance when performed; radiofrequency


20983  Ablation therapy for reduction or eradication of 1 or more bone tumors (eg, metastasis) including adjacent soft tissue when involved by tumor extension, percutaneous, including imaging guidance when performed; cryoablation


0340T Ablation, pulmonary tumor(s), including pleura or chest wall when involved by tumor extension, percutaneous, cryoablation, unilateral, includes imaging guidance


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