New CPT Code

The American Medical Association (AMA) releases Category III Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes twice per year: in January, for implementation beginning the following July, and in July, for implementation beginning the following January. For the July 2017 update, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is implementing one (1) Category III CPT code that AMA released in January 2017 for implementation on July 1, 2017. 

0474T – Insertion of anterior segment aqueous drainage device, with creation of intraocular reservoir, internal approach, into the supraciliary space.

Average reimbursement will be $1200, please contact your respective MACs on the exact reimbursement for this procedure.

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