ANGIOPLASTY CODING

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ANGIOPLASTY CODING
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2013-11-20 03:59:15
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Angioplasty coding
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  1. Determination of the site
    whether it is open or percutaneous
  2. Open transluminal angioplasty
    of renal or other visceral arteries, aortic, brachiocephalic, or venous sites code from 35450 to 35460
  3. Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty
    of renal or other visceral arteries, aortic, brachiocephalic, or venous sites code from 35471 to 35476
  4. Endovascular Revascularization (open or percutaneous, transcatheter)
    of lower extremities code from 37220 to 37235
  5. PTCA: Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty
    Assign code appropriately from 92920 and 92921
  6. Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty
    of the peripheral arteries and visceral arteries: code 75962-7968 (Radiology Section) for the supervision and interpretation.
  7. Codes 92928 and 92929 for stent placement include the PTCA and thus the PTCA IS NOT CODED SEPERATELY.

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