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Billing and Reimbursement for Noncontact Real-Time Fluorescence Wound Imaging (CPT 0598T and CPT 0599T)

National Government Services has updated its reimbursement policy on CPT codes 0598T and 0599T (Noncontact Real-Time Fluorescence Wound Imaging), effective for dates of service on or after 1/1/2023. Previously, these codes were processed as bundled services and denied as not separately payable.

Effective 1/1/2023, NGS will allow these codes at the following rates:

  • CPT code 0598T will be reimbursed equal to the allowance for CPT code 87084.
  • CPT code 0599T will be reimbursed at 50% of the allowance for CPT code 87084.

Revised 1/23/2023