You will need to tell BUPA about all the CCSD codes, including diagnostic tests, that you are likely to perform when you register with them. If you do not, then BUPA may not authorise the patient’s treatment. You will also need the CCSD codes when you begin your clinics, as your patients need codes to
These are the codes used most widely by the UK private medical healthcare industry. Without them, your invoices will probably be rejected by most of the major insurance companies as the insurance companies link codes to remuneration rates. Without the procedure code(s) we are unable to raise an invoice as we are not medically trained.
There are two coding systems in common use in Private Practice. The first is the CCSD coding system. It is owned and managed by a group of insurance companies who regularly update the codes. Click on https://www.ccsd.org.uk/ccsdschedule/ccsdschedulechapter/ to find out more. The second is for NHS work performed in a Private Hospital. It is the HRG coding