Cardiology Question for the Week of May 11, 2020

Cardiology Compliance Question of the Week


Can ablation codes be reported with code 93624 if performed during the same session on the same day?


Code 93624 is reserved for follow-up studies performed at a separate session or subsequent day to test the effectiveness of chronic therapy. NCCI edits prohibit 93624 with any of the ablation codes when performed at the same session or same day.

93624 Electrophysiologic follow-up study with pacing and recording to test effectiveness of therapy, including induction or attempted induction of arrhythmia

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