Navigation Links
Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Publication of U.S. CPT® Codes and Related Reimbursement Rates for XIAFLEX®
Date:11/2/2011

the codes in 1966.

Among the AMA's stated criteria for a new Category I CPT code are requirements that: (1) the service/procedure has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the specific use of devices or drugs; (2) the service/procedure is a distinct service performed by many physicians/practitioners across the U.S.; (3) the clinical efficacy of the service/procedure is well established and documented in U.S. peer review literature; and (4) the service/procedure is neither a fragmentation of an existing procedure/service nor currently reportable by one or more existing codes.

"We are extremely pleased that the AMA has created unique CPT codes to validate the value of the XIAFLEX injection and manipulation procedures.  These two new codes, along with existing evaluation and management and splinting codes, should ease the claims processing burden on office staff, speed up the time to payment and increase predictability of payment," said Armando Anido, Chief Executive Officer and President of Auxilium.  "We plan to smooth the 2012 transition to new XIAFLEX procedure codes with education for physician offices starting in late 2011."

2012 CPT codes for XIAFLEXThe below codes represent what the Company expects will be the typical treatment cycle (evaluation & management visit, injection procedure, manipulation procedure and splinting) of a new Dupuytren's patient who eventually receives a single XIAFLEX injection in a Dupuytren's cord.  These 2012 rates reflect a national Medicare average of the non-facility allowable.  As always, coding reflects clinical decisions, and physicians may opt to use other or additional codes based on their medical judgment.

Table 1 – XIAFLEX Procedure Reimbursement per Single Injection – Medicare National AverageDescription

Code

Amount Office or other outpatient visit, for the evaluation and management of a new patient

99203<
'/>"/>

SOURCE Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine technology :

1. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals to Announce Third Quarter 2011 Results and Conduct Conference Call on Monday, October 31, 2011
2. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Announces Additional Data from Three-Year XIAFLEX® Recurrence Study in Dupuytrens Contracture in E-poster at ASSH Meeting
3. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Data from Commercial Patient Chart Review in E-posters at ASSH Meeting
4. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Positive Top-Line Results from XIAFLEX® Multi-Cord Study
5. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. Announce Plans to Develop Additional Indications using XIAFLEX®
6. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Announces Investor Event to Occur at 2011 ASSH Meeting on September 9, 2011
7. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Stifel Nicolaus 2011 Healthcare Conference
8. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Promotion of Dr. James P. Tursi to Chief Medical Officer
9. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals to Announce Second Quarter 2011 Results and Conduct Conference Call on Monday, August 1, 2011
10. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Announces Results from Three Year CORDLESS Extension Study in Dupuytrens Contracture
11. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2011 Health Care Conference
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/17/2014)... , Oct. 17, 2014   InnFocus, Inc ., reported ... the United States for up to 3 years ... Summit in Chicago . The ... of the annual meeting of the American Academy of ... treated approximately 150 glaucoma patients in 6 countries by early ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... , Oct. 17, 2014  China Biologic Products, ... a leading fully integrated plasma-based biopharmaceutical company in ... the Company has received approval from the China ... manufacturing of human prothrombin complex concentrate ("PCC") at ... Taibang,s new coagulation factor production facility for Good ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... , Oct. 17, 2014   DaVita ... ), one of the nation,s largest and most ... DaVita University Academy – the company,s award-winning, leadership ... Nearly 2,000 DaVita teammates from around the globe ... DaVita University Academy is a two-day one-of-a-kind ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:InnFocus Featured at the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit In Chicago 2China Biologic Receives Approval for Commercial Manufacturing of Human Prothrombin Complex Concentrate at Shandong Taibang Facility 2China Biologic Receives Approval for Commercial Manufacturing of Human Prothrombin Complex Concentrate at Shandong Taibang Facility 3DaVita HealthCare Partners Celebrates New-Teammate Training and Leadership Milestone 2DaVita HealthCare Partners Celebrates New-Teammate Training and Leadership Milestone 3
... May 10, 2011 Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC ... and nine months ended March 31, 2011. Cardica,s management will ... to discuss the financial results and provide an update on ... diligently to bring our first anticipated commercial microcutter device, the ...
... 10, 2011 Cobalis Corp. (CLSC.PK) announced today they ... Allergy Defense Formula , on major national cable and ... featuring leading US allergist Dr. Paul H. Ratner, MD, ... allergies, giving seasonal and year-round sufferers the first truly ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cardica Announces Fiscal 2011 Third Quarter Financial Results 2Cardica Announces Fiscal 2011 Third Quarter Financial Results 3Cardica Announces Fiscal 2011 Third Quarter Financial Results 4Cardica Announces Fiscal 2011 Third Quarter Financial Results 5Cardica Announces Fiscal 2011 Third Quarter Financial Results 6Cobalis Corp. Launches National Television Commercials for PreHistin® Allergy Defense Formula 2Cobalis Corp. Launches National Television Commercials for PreHistin® Allergy Defense Formula 3
(Date:10/20/2014)... 2014 hc1.com today announced the ... solution that enables healthcare organizations of all sizes ... customer relationship management (“CRM”) solution. , Designed from ... of the healthcare industry, the hc1 Healthcare Relationship ... patients by combining healthcare CRM, HIPAA-compliant collaboration, and ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Ohio (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Principle ... years, takes pride in manufacturing top-of-the-line absorbent products. ... image of its most popular brand, Tranquility® Premium Protection ... created a new website, gave its packaging a new ... bring the brand message to the public. , The ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Succeed is proud to announce that they ranked ... the Every Body Walk! campaign by Kaiser Permanente. ... encourages workers to be more active outside of the workplace. ... at the end of September, was a friendly competition between ... Participating companies gave their staff pedometers and each day, ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 2014 Unveiled at the Sept. 18 board ... conservatively estimates member hospital ROI on membership dues at 12.5. ... Center provides $12.50 in value to member hospitals. The calculation ... Member Dues)/Member Dues. , “This is the first time ... we think the methodology is really sound,” said Bill ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Silver Spring, Maryland, USA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 ... readers or to track interventions? Here comes a wonderful ... leading mobile app development company helped its ... track Intervention more efficiently. The app is designed for ... iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Healthcare Relationship Management (HRM) Leader hc1.com® Launches hc1® Quick Start™ 2Health News:Tranquility® Premium Protection Incontinence Products Releases New Logo and Website 2Health News:Succeed Management Solutions, LLC Competes in Walking Challenge and Achieves 12th Place in Portland 2Health News:Scorecard Estimates Hospital ROI at $12.50 for every $1 Spent on Dues 2Health News:Scorecard Estimates Hospital ROI at $12.50 for every $1 Spent on Dues 3Health News:Scorecard Estimates Hospital ROI at $12.50 for every $1 Spent on Dues 4Health News:Metassessor App Launched: an RTI tool for Teachers & Parents 2Health News:Metassessor App Launched: an RTI tool for Teachers & Parents 3
... Sam Smith as the new Chief Executive Officer of the international ... the International Board of Directors on Tuesday. , ... ... the unanimous confirmation of Sam Smith as the new Chief Executive ...
... Healthcare IT provider grows its operations in the Middle East , ... Systems Corporation (NYSE: PER ) ( www.perotsystems.com ) today ... to manage the pilot deployment of VistA - an open source ... a clinic in the capital, Amman. , ...
... EMPHYSEMA AT RISK FOR OSTEOPOROSIS , New research shows ... includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis, may also be at ... scans and pulmonary function tests on 65 male patients ... compare vertebral bone density with percentage of low attenuation ...
... D. England, MD, Professor and Chairman of Neurology at ... is the principal investigator of two studies recommending ... nerve disorder that to this time had few evidence-based ... two separate papers in the December 3, 2008 online ...
... The American Society of Hematology (ASH) will host its ... Marriott on Thursday, December 4, 2008, beginning at 8:00 ... hematology, the biological sciences, and medical research, is held ... year, students will have the opportunity to explore research ...
... N.J., Dec. 3 MedQuist Inc. (Nasdaq: MEDQ ... world, is pleased to announce the positive resolution of several ... Resolution of the DOJ Investigation , ... an administrative HIPAA subpoena for documents from the United States ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New CEO Takes Helm at Mercy Ships 2Health News:New CEO Takes Helm at Mercy Ships 3Health News:Perot Systems Awarded Contract to Implement Health Information System in Kingdom of Jordan 2Health News:Perot Systems Awarded Contract to Implement Health Information System in Kingdom of Jordan 3Health News:Journal CHEST: December highlighted studies 2Health News:LSUHSC's England leads development of new testing guidelines for common nerve disorder 2Health News:ASH Holds a Special Symposium to Interest High School Students in Biomedical Research 2Health News:MedQuist Announces Resolution of the DOJ Investigation and Dismissal of Shareholder Lawsuits 2Health News:MedQuist Announces Resolution of the DOJ Investigation and Dismissal of Shareholder Lawsuits 3Health News:MedQuist Announces Resolution of the DOJ Investigation and Dismissal of Shareholder Lawsuits 4Health News:MedQuist Announces Resolution of the DOJ Investigation and Dismissal of Shareholder Lawsuits 5Health News:MedQuist Announces Resolution of the DOJ Investigation and Dismissal of Shareholder Lawsuits 6
... oximeters available, Datex-Ohmeda s TuffSat is the ... transport, and EMS. TuffSat comes fully loaded ... index measurement) a quick, easy-to-use clinical ... perfusion at the sensor site. Now you ...
... A tool for Clinical Professionals and Researchers., ... an easy and efficient way to collect data ... minutes to days at selectable time intervals. With ... straight from the monitor via an interface cable ...
... care challenge., ,The S/5 Critical Care Monitor ... solution for the varying needs of critical care. ... of parameter module options, display and mounting options, ... optimize the bedside set-up to help meet your ...
... modular, easy to use., ,The S/5 ... small-footprint monitor ideally suited for medium care ... modules and Datex-Ohmeda supplies and accessories., ... the same user interface and features as ...
Medicine Products: