2011 HCPCS Level II Released
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted the 2011 HCPCS Level II files as this week’s EdgeBlast was being finalized. A quick review shows 147 new codes and modifiers and more than 286 deleted codes. A new Table of Drugs and Index were also released.
Changes include those already announced this year plus the addition of pass-through codes, a large number of G procedures/professional services codes, and many injectable drugs.
Most of the codes deleted come from the G section. Changes are found in the G and Q temporary sections.
Look for more information regarding HCPCS Level II code changes for 2011 in a future EdgeBlast.