Cardiology Question for the Week of June 12, 2017

Cardiology Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

In the instance when more than one site in the same vessel is treated with percutaneous transluminal coronary thrombectomy (92973), is it appropriate to report for each site treated?

Answer:

From a CPT ® coding perspective, code 92973 should be reported one time per vessel, regardless of the number of sites treated in the same vessel.

 

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