Cardiology Question for the Week of November 26, 2018

Cardiology Compliance Question of the Week


For iFR readings that do not go on to FFR, do you need to add modifier 52 to the charge code 93571 and/or 93572?


Yes, modifier 52 is required with 93571 and 93572 when IFR is performed instead of FFR.

93571 Intravascular Doppler velocity and/or pressure derived coronary flow reserve measurement (coronary vessel or graft) during coronary angiography including pharmacologically induced stress; initial vessel
+93572 each additional vessel (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)

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