Cardiology Question for the Week of October 26, 2015

Cardiology Compliance Question of the Week


Cardiologist performs angioplasty, stenting and atherectomy on the left anterior descending artery with complete restoration of the vessel. What code/s would be reported?


As per CPT directives, since these procedures are reported from a hierarchy, code 92933 includes atherectomy, with coronary stent placement with or without angioplasty. The highest /most comprehensive code would be reported once per vessel.

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