What code do I report for an EP study for the evaluation of a subcutaneous implantable defibrillator?
Report code 93644 for the evaluation of a subcutaneous implantable defibrillator. Code 93644 is used for both pulse generator and/or lead testing. There are no separate codes for those procedures, unlike traditional ICD testing 93640, 93641).
|93644||Electrophysiologic evaluation of subcutaneous implantable defibrillator (includes defibrillation threshold evaluation, induction of arrhythmia, evaluation of sensing for arrhythmia termination, and programming or reprogramming of sensing or therapeutic parameters)|
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