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Four new procedure codes were added to private reimbursement schedule in England in April 2018
The Clinical Coding and Schedule Development (CCSD) develops and maintains procedural and diagnostics nomenclature for private payers in England. Once codes are added to the Schedule, a private insurance company can develop reimbursement tariff for these procedures and tests.
The following procedure codes were implemented in April:
- Therapeutic arthroscopic operation of temporomandibular joint +/- lysis and/or lavage – bilateral (V2162)
- Therapeutic arthroscopic operation of temporomandibular joint +/- lysis and/or lavage – unilateral (V2161)
- Pelvic angiogram (L7210)
- Diagnostic small-bore needle arthroscopy on cavity of joint (as sole procedure) (W8890)