BTG's Varithena Receives Finalized Category I CPT Codes
November 6, 2017—BTG International advised that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services published the final fee schedule for new category I CPT codes for the company's Varithena procedures. The codes become effective on January 1, 2018.
The fee schedule details payments for conducting Varithena treatments in the physician office setting of $1,624.30 for a single vein and $1,697.02 for multiple veins. The new CPT codes define Medicare payment rates and enable automatic and electronic processing of claims. This will provide physicians in the United States with additional predictability of payments and streamlining of the reimbursement process, stated BTG.