This information is for educational/informational purposes only and should not be construed as authoritative. The informationpresented here is based upon publicly available source information. Codes and values are subject to frequent change without notice.The entity billing Medicare and/or third-party payors is solely responsible for the accuracy of the codes assigned to the services oritems in the medical record. When making coding decisions, we encourage you to seek input from the AMA, relevant medicalsocieties, CMS, your local Medicare Administrative Contractor, and other health plans to which you submit claims. Items andservices that are billed to payors must be medically necessary and supported by appropriate documentation. It is important toremember that while a code may exist describing certain procedures and/or technologies, it does not guarantee payment bypayors.