Billing and Coding: Bariatric Surgery Coverage- R13

This coverage article has been revised and published for notice under contract numbers: 01112 (NCA), 01182 (SCA), 01212 (HI and Territories), and 01312 (NV).

Effective Date: October 01, 2020
Summary of Article Changes: Revisions are due to the Annual ICD-10 Updates.
Addition of coding to Group 1:
M19.09: Primary osteoarthritis, other specified site
M19.19: Post-traumatic osteoarthritis, other specified site
M19.29: Secondary osteoarthritis, other specified site
M24.19: Other articular cartilage disorders, other specified site
Deleted Code in Group I:
K21.0: Gastro-esophageal reflux disease with esophagitis
Descriptor Changes in Group II:
Z68.35: Body mass index [BMI] 35.0-35.9, adult
Z68.36: Body mass index [BMI] 36.0-36.9, adult
Z68.37: Body mass index [BMI] 37.0-37.9, adult
Z68.38: Body mass index [BMI] 38.0-38.9, adult
Z68.39: Body mass index [BMI] 39.0-39.9, adult
Z68.41: Body mass index [BMI]40.0-44.9, adult
Z68.42: Body mass index [BMI] 45.0-49.9, adult
Z68.43: Body mass index [BMI] 50.0-59.9, adult
Z68.44: Body mass index [BMI] 60.0-69.9, adult
Z68.45: Body mass index [BMI] 70 or greater, adult

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            Last Updated Thu, 10 Sep 2020 20:54:27 +0000