2015-10-14 14:48:11 UTC

CMS Updates Screening Colonoscopy RVUs

Oct. 13, 2015

Updates are retroactive to Jan. 1, 2015

CMS has updated the relative value units (RVUs) for screening colonoscopy codes G0105 and G0121. The agency announced the change in its October Quarterly Update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database. The revised work RVU changes for these codes are retroactive to Jan. 1, 2015. 

CMS 2015 Revised Work Relative Value Units 

Code Short Descriptor Current Work RVU Revised Work RVU
G0105 Colorectal scrn; hi risk ind  3.36 3.69
G0121 Colon ca scrn not hi rsk ind 3.36 3.69

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