Blue Cross Newsletter
 

 

August 6, 2008 

 

ASC-08-01




 

 

To: All Blue Cross Contracting Ambulatory Surgery Centers
From: Julie Hatesohl, Education Coordinator
Institutional Relations
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, Inc.
An Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association
Subject:

Updates to the Ambulatory Surgery Center Allowed Codes List-Revised


The following changes have been made to the Ambulatory Surgery Center Allowed Codes listing, which is available on the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Web site at: http://www.bcbsks.com/CustomerService/Providers/Publications/professional/manuals/pdf/AmbSurgCtrAllowedCodes.pdf

The updates include (please note effective dates for these changes):

Effective for dates of service on or after May 12, 2008:

HCPCS Code

Update

L8600

Updated unit limitation to 2 units

Effective for dates of service on or after July 1, 2008:

HCPCS Code

Update

29870

Updated unit limitation to 2 units

29871

Updated unit limitation to 2 units

29877

Updated unit limitation to 2 units

29879

Updated unit limitation to 2 units

29885

Updated unit limitation to 2 units

29886

Updated unit limitation to 2 units

29887

Updated unit limitation to 2 units

Effective for dates of service on or after July 3, 2008:

HCPCS Code

Update

62290

New allowed procedure code

Effective for dates of service on or after July 18, 2008:

HCPCS Code

Update

67042

Updated unit limitation to 2 units