Cardiology

Cardiology Question for the Week of January 6, 2020

Cardiology Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

May 33368 be reported with 33362?

Answer:

33367–33369, when documented, may also be reported with 33362.

33368 Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR/TAVI) with prosthetic valve; cardiopulmonary bypass support with open peripheral arterial and venous cannulation (eg, femoral, iliac, axillary vessels) (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)
33362 Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR/TAVI) with prosthetic valve; open femoral artery approach


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