Cardiology Question for the Week of April 18, 2016

Cardiology Compliance Question of the Week


Would I assign the following code twice if it was performed before and after a procedure?
0390T Peri-procedural device evaluation (in person) and programming of device system parameters before or after a surgery, procedure or test with analysis, review and report, leadless pacemaker system


No. Report 0390T only once. The  American Medical Association’s CPT Coding Essentials for Cardiology 2016 indicates that adjustments may be necessary prior to and/or after undergoing surgery, tests, or procedures. 

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