After a number of years work the revised CMBS codes for Cardiac Surgery, and Cardiac Services more broadly, are active from July 1, 2021. Society members have been involved with both the completed Cardiac review, and the Thoracic Surgery review which is nearing completion.

Below are some helpful documents to assist with these changes.

Link to CMBS website outlining the changes

CMBS Cardiac Surgery Changes Summary (pdf)

Restructure of Surgical Valve Items (pdf)

Cardiac Services Webinar (pdf)