Oncology Coding Article – Procedure Codes for Bone Marrow Procedures and Related Services

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Remember that even though the diagnosis code changes are officially effective October 1 and procedure code changes effective January 1, 2003, not all payors will accept these codes in that time frame. Certain payors, such as some Medicaid or Worker’s Compensation plans, may require additional time to update their computer systems and recognize these coding changes and additions.