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New procedure codes added to the private reimbursement schedule in England
In August 2022, the Clinical Coding and Schedule Development (CCSD) working group, which develops and maintains procedural and diagnostics nomenclatures for private payers in England, published Bulletins 0185 and 0082 with changes to be implemented no later than October 11, 2022.
Seven new procedure codes were implemented:
- S0609 Photodynamic therapy (PDT) with daylight, to malignant lesion of skin - up to three;
- S0610 Photodynamic therapy (PDT) with daylight, to malignant lesion of skin - four or more;
- S0941 Photodynamic therapy (PDT) with daylight, to non-malignant lesions of skin;
- CD030 Wireless patch continuous 1 lead ECG recorder for up to 14 days;
- W7718 Primary arthroscopic shoulder stabilisation procedure (including labral/SLAP/tendon repair);
- W7719 Primary open shoulder stabilisation procedure (including labral/SLAP/tendon repair);
- D0311 Reconstruction of ear following trauma or excision of tumour.
No new in-vitro diagnostic codes were introduced:
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