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New Technology Section – February 2023 Coding Tip

Fifty-three new codes were added to the new technology group for FY 2023

Many of the new technology section codes may be eligible for New Technology Add-On Payment (NTAP). Below are just a few of the new codes.

  • X0H – Insertion of Neurostimulator Lead into Sphenopalatine Ganglion, Vagus Nerve
  • X0Z – Computer-assisted Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation of Prefrontal Cortex
  • X2A – Intermittent coronary sinus occlusion
  • XF5 – Destruction of liver using ultrasound-guided cavitation
  • XKU – Supplement Upper Spine Bursa and Ligament with Posterior Vertebral Tether
  • XNH – Insertion of Internal Fixation Device with Tulip Connector into Left or Right Pelvic Bone
  • XRG – Fusion of Left or Right Sacroiliac Joint using Internal Fixation Device with Tulip Connector; Fusion using Interbody Fusion Device, Customizable
  • XRH – Insertion of Posterior Spinal Motion Preservation Device into Lumbar and Lumbosacral Joints
  • XRR – Replacement of lateral or medial meniscus with synthetic substitute
  • XW0 – Introduction of Substance (several additions)
  • XW1 – Transfusion of Substance into Central and Peripheral Vein
  • XXE – Measurement of Coronary Artery Flow and Infection of whole blood; Measurement of Brain Electrical Activity with Computer-Aided Semiologic Analysis
  • XY0 – Extracorporeal Antimicrobial Administration and Anticoagulant

Not coding new technology codes with NTAP is a frequent error that can cause hospitals thousands of dollars.

To see all the codes available for NTAP, visit the Federal Register.

To view other coding tips, click here.