Published in Surgery Litigation and Law Weekly, August 12th, 2005
This decision went into effect on July 1, 2005, and will allow ASCs to collect a facility fee when performing prostate cryotherapy.
The addition of a CPT code for prostate cryotherapy was published in the June 24, 2005, federal register along with the issuance of some technical corrections to the Interim Final Rule on the ASC list of Medicare covered procedures. Prostate cryotherapy is covered by CPT code 55873,...
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