Place of Service covered for Allergen Immunotherapy

Place of Service covered for Allergen Immunotherapy

The major risk of allergen immunotherapy is anaphylaxis; in rare cases, this can be fatal despite optimal management. Because most serious systemic reactions occur within 30 minutes after an injection, patients should remain in the physician’s office/medical clinic for at least 30 minutes after the immunotherapy injection. Therefore, allergen immunotherapy should be administered in a…

Hundreds of New ICD 10 Codes

Hundreds of New ICD 10 Codes

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released on June 20 the ICD-10-CM code descriptions, tables and index, and addendum for fiscal year 2020. There are 273 additions, 21 deletions, and 30 revisions, effective Oct. 1, 2019, which will increase the code set from 71,932 to 72,184 diagnoses. Chapter Review The majority of changes…

Covered ICD codes for CPT 87536 & 87539

Covered ICD codes for CPT 87536 & 87539

The following information is for CPT code 87536 & CPT 87539 B20 Human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] disease B97.35 Human immunodeficiency virus, type 2 [HIV 2] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere O98.411 Viral hepatitis complicating pregnancy, first trimester O98.412 Viral hepatitis complicating pregnancy, second trimester O98.413 Viral hepatitis complicating pregnancy, third trimester O98.419 Viral…

Exclusions to Non-covered ICD-10-CM Codes for Labs

Exclusions to Non-covered ICD-10-CM Codes for Labs

The below list of codes will be covered for certain lab procedures according to CMS NCD policy. Z36.0 – Encounter for antenatal screening for chromosomal anomalies. Applies only for NCD 190.27.Z36.1 – Encounter for antenatal screening for raised alphafetoprotein level. Applies only for NCD 190.27, 190.32, & 190.33. Z36.2 – Encounter for other antenatal screening follow-up….

Deleted ICD 10 CM Codes

Deleted ICD 10 CM Codes

A047 Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficileC962 Malignant mast cell tumorD470 Histiocytic and mast cell tumors of uncertain behaviorE858 Other amyloidosisH540 Blindness, both eyesH5411 Blindness, right eye, low vision left eyeH5412 Blindness, left eye, low vision right eyeH542 Low vision, both eyesH5441 Blindness, right eye, normal vision left eyeH5442 Blindness, left eye, normal vision right eyeH5451…

List of New ICD 10 Codes

List of New ICD 10 Codes

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99) A92.5 Zika virus disease Chapter 2 Neoplasms (C00-D49) C49.A0 Gastrointestinal stromal tumor, unspecified siteC49.A1 Gastrointestinal stromal tumor of esophagusC49.A2 Gastrointestinal stromal tumor of stomachC49.A3 Gastrointestinal stromal tumor of small intestineC49.A4 Gastrointestinal stromal tumor of large intestineC49.A5 Gastrointestinal stromal tumor of rectumC49.A9 Gastrointestinal stromal tumor of other sitesD47.Z2…

List of Deleted ICD 10 codes

List of Deleted ICD 10 codes

There are no deletions in Chapters 1, 2, 6, 8, 12 and 16 Chapter 3 Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism (D50-D89)D49.5  Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of other genitourinary organs Chapter 4 Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E89) E08.321  Diabetes mellitus due to underlying condition with mild…

2014 List of New ICD 9 Procedure Codes

2014 List of New ICD 9 Procedure Codes

There are no new or revised or deleted ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes effective for October 1, 2013. There are no revised or deleted ICD-9-CM procedure codes effective for October 1, 2013. New ICD 9 Codes 2014 Procedure Codes 00.96 Infusion of 4-Factor Prothrombin Complex Concentrate14.81 Implantation of epiretinal visual prosthesis14.82 Removal of epiretinal visual prosthesis14.83 Revision…