Cahaba Releases Article on Bariatric Surgery

on Thursday, 15 October 2009. All News Items

On October 8, 2009, Cahaba GBA published the attached article that outlines the appropriate ICD-9 codes when billing for bariatric surgery for treatment of morbid obesity, in accordance with instructions outlined in the Medicare National Coverage Determinations (NCD) Manual, Chapter 1, Part 2, Section 100.1.  The article is effective September 30, 2009.  The article announcement can be viewed at the following webpage: https://www.cahabagba.com/part_a/whats_new/20091009_ncd.htm

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