Cardiology Question for the Week of September 24, 2018

Cardiology Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

Is it appropriate to code for the insertion of a temporary pacemaker and a generator change at the same setting?

Answer:

No, not when performed at the same session. Report only the generator change.

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