Unformatted text preview: Category II codes are created for you when you have decided to change yourself into a healthier you. There is often no payment paid by insurance companies for Category II codes and so these are optional. These codes have four digits and the fifth place contains the alphabetic character F. Category II codes are not a substitution for Category I codes. An example of Category II: 2000F Physical Examination Category III codes are used for emerging procedures, technologies, and services. These codes are temporary. Category III codes are four digits with the fifth digit being the alphabetic character T. Codes are released twice yearly in January and July. 0012T Arthroscopy knee, surgical, implantation of osteochondral graft for treatment of articular surface defect, auto grafts....
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