AMA Updates CPT Category III

Medical billing and coding staff should note that the American Medical Association (AMA) recently made additional updates to CPT® Category III codes, including the list of short and medium descriptors.

The short descriptors are:

0234T     TRLUML PRPH ATHRC RNL ART

0235T     TRLUML PRPH ATHRC VISC ART

0236T     TRLUML PRPH ATHRC ABDL AORTA

0237T     TRLUML PRPH ATHRC BRCHCPHLC

0238T     TRLUML PRPH ATHRC ILIAC ART

0239T     BIOIMPD SPECT 100 FRQ/>

0240T     ESPHGL MTLTY STD 3D TPGRPHY

0241T     ESPHGL MTLTY STD STIMJ/PRFUJ

0242T     GI TRNST PRS MEAS WRLS CAPSL

0243T     INTMT MEAS WHZ RATE W/I&R

0244T     CONT MEAS WHZ RATE W/I&R

0245T     TREAT RIB FX INT FIXJ 1-2

0246T     TREAT RIB FX INT FIXJ 3-4

0247T     TREAT RIB FX INT FIXJ 5-6

0248T     TREAT RIB FX INT FIXJ 7/>

0249T     LIG HMRHDL VASC BNDL US GID

0250T     AIRWY SIZNG & INSJ BRNCL VLV

0251T     BRNCHSC W/RMVL BRNCL VLV

0252T     BRNCHSC W/RMVL BRNCL VLV

0253T     INSERT ANT SEGMENT DRAIN INT

0254T     EVASC RPR ILC ART BFRC

0255T     EVASC RPR ILC ART BFRC RS&I

0256T     IMPLTJ A-HRT VLV EVASC APPR

0257T     IMPLTJ A-HRT VLV OPN APPR

0258T      CATHDLVR AORTC VLV RPLC

0259T      CATHDLVR AORTC VLV RPLC

0260T     HYPTHRM BDY NEONATE 28D/<

0261T     HYPTHRM HEAD NEONATE 28D/<

Links to these changes and the full and medim descriptors are on the CPT® Category III Codes page on AMA website.

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3 Responses to “AMA Updates CPT Category III”

  1. Paulette says:

    Is any one using CPT code – 0256T (catheter Delivered Implantation of Aortic Valve Prostheses and getting paid by there Medicare carrier.

  2. Tammy says:

    Is anyone billing CPT Code 0261T and getting paid by any carrier? Mainly Medicaid?

  3. Tammy says:

    Is anyone billing CPT Code 0261T and getting paid by any carrier? Medicaid?

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