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2018 CPT-4/HCPCS Annual Update: Policy Updates

December 29, 2017

The 2018 updates to the Current Procedural Terminology – 4th edition (CPT-4) and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) National Level II codes are available in the 2018 CPT-4/HCPCS Policy Updates PDF. Only those codes representing current or future Medi-Cal benefits are included in the list of updates.

For Specialty Programs, current or future benefits for updated CPT-4 and HCPCS codes are reflected in the following PDF documents:

The code additions, changes and deletions are effective for dates of service on or after February 1, 2018. Please refer to the 2018 CPT-4 and HCPCS Level II code book for complete descriptions of these codes. Manual replacement pages reflecting these changes will be released in a future Medi-Cal Update.

HCPCS codes J7210 and J7211 will be effective for dates of service on or after April 1, 2018.

Providers should refer to the HCPCS Annual Update page for ongoing updates.