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Question: We have a coronary intervention operative report indicating that the physician performed a percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) in the LIMA graft to the first diagonal and placed a stent in the proximal left circumflex coronary artery. Which codes should I report? Ohio Subscriber Answer: According to CPT®, you should look to percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) codes 92920-92944 to report percutaneous [...]