Cardiology Question for the Week of September 25, 2017

Cardiology Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

Can we charge for the catheter placement for insertion of pacemakers?

Answer:

You would not report vascular catheterization codes for the venous catheterization required to place leads for the pacemaker.

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