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Coding Guideline Changes for Outpatient Hospital Facilities Effective January 1, 2021

Audience: Participating Hospitals

Your opinions and suggestions are very important to us. As the result of the suggestions that we received regarding the upcoming coding guideline changes communicated in our bulletin issued October 9, 2020, additional revenue codes will be removed from the CPT/HCPCS coding requirement list effective January 1, 2021.

Additional codes that will no longer require CPT/HCPCS level information effective January 1 are: 0710,0637,0270-0273, 0275-0279,0720-0729, 0370-0372, 0374, 0379, etc.

The full list of revenue codes that require CPT/HCPCS coding is at: https://provider.excellusbcbs.com/claims/submissions/revenue-codes 

Thank you for the quality care that you provide to our valued members. If you have questions, please contact your Provider Relations representative.

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