Higher Payments for New C-Codes for ASC in 2023

New-C-Codes for ASC

Historically, CMS has created and assigned “C” codes (alpha/numeric) for devices such as drug eluding stents (DES C9600-C9608) and/or hospital billing under HOPPS. For 2023, CMS has created approximately 50 new C codes specifically for billing in the ASC setting, several of which affect coding and billing for some Interventional Radiology and Cardiac Catheterization procedures.