Cardiology Question for the Week of December 30, 2019

Cardiology Compliance Question of the Week


What code would I report for intravascular catheter-based coronary vessel during a diagnostic evaluation?


You would report + 0205T, which describes a new/emerging technology, is defined by the Category III code listed below:

+0205T Intravascular catheter-based coronary vessel or graft spectroscopy (e.g., infrared) during diagnostic evaluation and/or therapeutic intervention including imaging supervision, interpretation, and report, each vessel (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)

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