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2016 Deleted CPT codes


0099T   Implantation of intrastromal corneal ring segments

0103T   Holotranscobalamin, quantitative

0123T   Fistulization of sclera for glaucoma, through ciliary body

0182T   High dose rate electronic brachytherapy, per fraction

0223T   Acoustic cardiography, including automated analysis of combined acoustic and electrical intervals; single, with interpretation and report

0224T   Acoustic cardiography, including automated analysis of combined acoustic and electrical intervals; multiple, including serial trended analysis and limited reprogramming of device parameter, AV or VV delays only, with interpretation and report

0225T   Acoustic cardiography, including automated analysis of combined acoustic and electrical intervals; multiple, including serial trended analysis and limited reprogramming of device parameter, AV and VV delays, with interpretation and report

0233T   Skin advanced glycation endproducts (AGE) measurement by multi-wavelength fluorescent spectroscopy

0240T   Esophageal motility (manometric study of the esophagus and/or gastroesophageal junction) study with interpretation and report; with high resolution esophageal pressure topography

0241T   Esophageal motility (manometric study of the esophagus and/or gastroesophageal junction) study with interpretation and report; with stimulation or perfusion during high resolution esophageal pressure topography study (eg, stimulant, acid or alkali perfusion) (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)

0243T   Intermittent measurement of wheeze rate for bronchodilator or bronchial-challenge diagnostic evaluation(s), with interpretation and report

0244T   Continuous measurement of wheeze rate during treatment assessment or during sleep for documentation of nocturnal wheeze and cough for diagnostic evaluation 3 to 24 hours, with interpretation and report

0262T   Implantation of catheter-delivered prosthetic pulmonary valve, endovascular approach

0311T   Non-invasive calculation and analysis of central arterial pressure waveforms with interpretation and report

21805   Open treatment of rib fracture without fixation, each

31620   Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) during bronchoscopic diagnostic or therapeutic intervention(s) (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure[s])

37202   Transcatheter therapy, infusion other than for thrombolysis, any type (eg, spasmolytic, vasoconstrictive)

37250   Intravascular ultrasound (non-coronary vessel) during diagnostic evaluation and/or therapeutic intervention; initial vessel (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)

37251   Intravascular ultrasound (non-coronary vessel) during diagnostic evaluation and/or therapeutic intervention; each additional vessel (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)

39400   Mediastinoscopy, includes biopsy(ies), when performed

47136   Liver allotransplantation; heterotopic, partial or whole, from cadaver or living donor, any age

47500   Injection procedure for percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography

47505   Injection procedure for cholangiography through an existing catheter (eg, percutaneous transhepatic or T-tube)

47510   Introduction of percutaneous transhepatic catheter for biliary drainage

47511   Introduction of percutaneous transhepatic stent for internal and external biliary drainage

47525   Change of percutaneous biliary drainage catheter

47530   Revision and/or reinsertion of transhepatic tube

47560   Laparoscopy, surgical; with guided transhepatic cholangiography, without biopsy

47561   Laparoscopy, surgical; with guided transhepatic cholangiography with biopsy

47630   Biliary duct stone extraction, percutaneous via T-tube tract, basket, or snare (eg, Burhenne technique)

50392   Introduction of intracatheter or catheter into renal pelvis for drainage and/or injection, percutaneous

50393   Introduction of ureteral catheter or stent into ureter through renal pelvis for drainage and/or injection, percutaneous

50394   Injection procedure for pyelography (as nephrostogram, pyelostogram, antegrade pyeloureterograms) through nephrostomy or pyelostomy tube, or indwelling ureteral catheter

50398   Change of nephrostomy or pyelostomy tube

64412   Injection, anesthetic agent; spinal accessory nerve

67112   Repair of retinal detachment; by scleral buckling or vitrectomy, on patient having previous ipsilateral retinal detachment repair(s) using scleral buckling or vitrectomy techniques

70373   Laryngography, contrast, radiological supervision and interpretation

72010   Radiologic examination, spine, entire, survey study, anteroposterior and lateral

72069   Radiologic examination, spine, thoracolumbar, standing (scoliosis)

72090   Radiologic examination, spine; scoliosis study, including supine and erect studies

73500   Radiologic examination, hip, unilateral; 1 view

73510   Radiologic examination, hip, unilateral; complete, minimum of 2 views

73520   Radiologic examination, hips, bilateral, minimum of 2 views of each hip, including anteroposterior view of pelvis

73530   Radiologic examination, hip, during operative procedure

73540   Radiologic examination, pelvis and hips, infant or child, minimum of 2 views

73550   Radiologic examination, femur, 2 views

74305   Cholangiography and/or pancreatography; through existing catheter, radiological supervision and interpretation

74320   Cholangiography, percutaneous, transhepatic, radiological supervision and interpretation

74327   Postoperative biliary duct calculus removal, percutaneous via T-tube tract, basket, or snare (eg, Burhenne technique), radiological supervision and interpretation

74475   Introduction of intracatheter or catheter into renal pelvis for drainage and/or injection, percutaneous, radiological supervision and interpretation

74480   Introduction of ureteral catheter or stent into ureter through renal pelvis for drainage and/or injection, percutaneous, radiological supervision and interpretation

75896   Transcatheter therapy, infusion, other than for thrombolysis, radiological supervision and interpretation

75945   Intravascular ultrasound (non-coronary vessel), radiological supervision and interpretation; initial vessel

75946   Intravascular ultrasound (non-coronary vessel), radiological supervision and interpretation; each additional non-coronary vessel (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)

75980   Percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage with contrast monitoring, radiological supervision and interpretation

75982   Percutaneous placement of drainage catheter for combined internal and external biliary drainage or of a drainage stent for internal biliary drainage in patients with an inoperable mechanical biliary obstruction, radiological supervision and interpretation

77776   Interstitial radiation source application; simple

77777   Interstitial radiation source application; intermediate

77785   Remote afterloading high dose rate radionuclide brachytherapy; 1 channel

77786   Remote afterloading high dose rate radionuclide brachytherapy; 2-12 channels

77787   Remote afterloading high dose rate radionuclide brachytherapy; over 12 channels

82486   Chromatography, qualitative; column (eg, gas liquid or HPLC), analyte not elsewhere specified

82487   Chromatography, qualitative; paper, 1-dimensional, analyte not elsewhere specified

82488   Chromatography, qualitative; paper, 2-dimensional, analyte not elsewhere specified

82489   Chromatography, qualitative; thin layer, analyte not elsewhere specified

82491   Chromatography, quantitative, column (eg, gas liquid or HPLC); single analyte not elsewhere specified, single stationary and mobile phase

82492   Chromatography, quantitative, column (eg, gas liquid or HPLC); multiple analytes, single stationary and mobile phase

82541   Column chromatography/mass spectrometry (eg, GC/MS, or HPLC/MS), non-drug analyte not elsewhere specified; qualitative, single stationary and mobile phase

82543   Column chromatography/mass spectrometry (eg, GC/MS, or HPLC/MS), non-drug analyte not elsewhere specified; stable isotope dilution, single analyte, quantitative, single stationary and mobile phase

82544   Column chromatography/mass spectrometry (eg, GC/MS, or HPLC/MS), non-drug analyte not elsewhere specified; stable isotope dilution, multiple analytes, quantitative, single stationary and mobile phase

83788   Mass spectrometry and tandem mass spectrometry (MS, MS/MS), analyte not elsewhere specified; qualitative, each specimen

88347   Immunofluorescent study, each antibody; indirect method

90645   Hemophilus influenza b vaccine (Hib), HbOC conjugate (4 dose schedule), for intramuscular use

90646   Hemophilus influenza b vaccine (Hib), PRP-D conjugate, for booster use only, intramuscular use

90669   Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, 7 valent (PCV7), for intramuscular use

90692   Typhoid vaccine, heat- and phenol-inactivated (H-P), for subcutaneous or intradermal use

90693   Typhoid vaccine, acetone-killed, dried (AKD), for subcutaneous use (U.S. military)

90703   Tetanus toxoid adsorbed, for intramuscular use

90704   Mumps virus vaccine, live, for subcutaneous use

90705   Measles virus vaccine, live, for subcutaneous use

90706   Rubella virus vaccine, live, for subcutaneous use

90708   Measles and rubella virus vaccine, live, for subcutaneous use

90712   Poliovirus vaccine, (any type[s]) (OPV), live, for oral use

90719   Diphtheria toxoid, for intramuscular use

90720   Diphtheria, tetanus toxoids, and whole cell pertussis vaccine and Haemophilus influenzae b vaccine (DTwP-Hib), for intramuscular use

90721   Diphtheria, tetanus toxoids, and acellular pertussis vaccine and Haemophilus influenzae b vaccine (DTaP/Hib), for intramuscular use

90725   Cholera vaccine for injectable use

90727   Plague vaccine, for intramuscular use

90735   Japanese encephalitis virus vaccine, for subcutaneous use

92543   Caloric vestibular test, each irrigation (binaural, bithermal stimulation constitutes 4 tests), with recording

95973   Electronic analysis of implanted neurostimulator pulse generator system (eg, rate, pulse amplitude, pulse duration, configuration of wave form, battery status, electrode selectability, output modulation, cycling, impedance and patient compliance measurements); complex spinal cord, or peripheral (ie, peripheral nerve, sacral nerve, neuromuscular) (except cranial nerve) neurostimulator pulse generator/transmitter, with intraoperative or subsequent programming, each additional 30 minutes after first hour (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)



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HCPCS Codes G0431 and G0434 has been deleted for the year 2016


2016 Deleted Lab Codes List

82486 Chromatography, qualitative; column (eg, gas liquid or HPLC, analyte not elsewhere specified)

82486 has been deleted. For a qualitative column chromatography procedure, use the appropriate specific analyte code, if available, or 82542

82487 Chromatography, qualitative; paper, 1-dimensional, analyte not elsewhere specified

82488 Chromatography, qualitative; paper, 2-dimensional, analyte not elsewhere specified

82487, 82488 have been deleted. For a paper chromatography procedure, use the appropriate specific analyte code, if available, or 84999

82489 Chromatography, qualitative; thin layer, analyte not elsewhere specified

82489 has been deleted. For a thin layer chromatography procedure, use the appropriate specific analyte code, if available, or 84999

82491 Chromatography, qualitative; column (eg, gas liquid or HPLC); single analyte not elsewhere specified, single stationary and mobile phase

82491 has been deleted. For a quantitative column chromatography procedure, use the appropriate specific analyte code, if available, or 82542

82492 Chromatography, qualitative; column (eg, gas liquid or HPLC); multiple analytes, single stationary and mobile phase

82492 has been deleted. For a quantitative column chromatography procedure that detects more than one analyte, use a single specific code that represents all of the analytes, if available, or one unit of 82542 for all of the analytes.

82541 Column chromatography/mass spectrometry (eg, GC/MS, or HPLC/MS), non-drug analyte not elsewhere specified; qualitative, single stationary and mobile phase

82541 has been deleted. For a quantitative chromatography procedure with mass spectrometry that only detects a single specific analyte, use the appropriate specific analyte code, if applicable, or 82542

82543 stable isotope dilution, single analyte, quantitative, single stationary and mobile phase. 

82543 has been deleted. For a quantitative chromatography procedure with mass spectrometry that only detects a single specific analyte, use the appropriate specific analyte code, if applicable, or 82542

82544 stable isotope dilution, multiple analytes, quantitative, single stationary and mobile phase. 82544 has been deleted. For a quantitative chromatography procedure with mass spectrometry that detects more than one analyte, use a single specific code that represents all of the analytes, if applicable, or one unit of 82542 for all of the analytes

83788 Mass spectrometry and tandem mass spectrometry (MS, MS/MS), analyte not elsewhere specified; qualitative, each specimen. 

83788 has been deleted. For a qualitative mass spectrometry or tandem mass spectrometry procedure, use the specific analyte code, if available, or 83789

88347 Immunofluorescent study, each antibody; indirect method. 88347 has been deleted. To report, see 88346, 88350

G0431 Drug screen, qualitative; multiple drug classes by high complexity test method (e.g., immunoassay, enzyme assay), per patient encounter

G0434 Drug screen, other than chromatographic; any number of drug classes, by clia waived test or moderate complexity test, per patient encounter

G0464 Colorectal cancer screening; stool-based DNA and fecal occult hemoglobin (e.g., KRAS, NDRG4 and BMP3). This code has been replaced with code 81528: Oncology (colorectal) screening, quantitative real-time target and signal amplification of 10 DNA markers (KRAS mutations, promoter methylation of NDRG4 and BMP3) and fecal hemoglobin, utilizing stool, algorithm reported as a positive or negative result.

G6030 Amitriptyline

G6031 Benzodiazepines

G6032 Desipramine

G6034 Doxepin

G6035 Gold

G6036 Imipramine

G6037 Nortriptyline

G6038 Salicylate

G6039 Acetaminophen

G6040 Alcohol (ethanol); any specimen except breath

G6041 Alkaloids, urine, quantitative

G6042 Amphetamine or methamphetamine

G6043 Barbiturates, not elsewhere specified

G6044 Cocaine or metabolite

G6045 Dihydrocodeinone

G6046 Dihydromorphinone

G6047 Dihydrotestosterone

G6048 Dimethadione



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