Radiology

Radiology Question for the Week of July 6, 2020

Radiology Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

Can code 93623 be reported with code 93650 or 93651?

Answer:

Although 93623 may be reported for intravenous drug infusion for diagnostic programmed stimulation and pacing, it should not be reported for injections of a drug with stimulation and pacing following an intracardiac catheter ablation procedure (these include codes 93650–93657) to confirm the adequacy of the ablation. Confirmation of the adequacy of ablation is included in the intracardiac catheter ablation procedure.

93623 Programmed stimulation and pacing after intravenous drug infusion (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)

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