10/30/17 – Changes to ASA codes 00740 and 00810 in 2018

Question: Since CPT codes 00740 and 00810 are expiring at the end of the year, what are the new replacement codes and base unit values effective 1/1/18?

Answer:

Code Descriptor Current Base Unit Value 2018 Base Unit Value
Deleted 00740 Anesthesia for upper gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures, endoscope introduced proximal to duodenum 5  
New 00731 Anesthesia for upper gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures, endoscope introduced proximal to duodenum; not otherwise specified   5
New 00732 Anesthesia for upper gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures, endoscope introduced proximal to duodenum; endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)   6
Deleted 00810 Anesthesia for lower intestinal endoscopic procedures, endoscope introduced distal to duodenum 5  
New 00811 Anesthesia for lower intestinal endoscopic procedures, endoscope introduced distal to duodenum; not otherwise specified   4
New 00812 Anesthesia for lower intestinal endoscopic procedures, endoscope introduced distal to duodenum; screening colonoscopy   4
New 00813 Anesthesia for combined upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures, endoscope introduced both proximal to and distal to the duodenum   5

 

 


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