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Arteriogram / Angioplasty

Nicole Posted Fri 21st of August, 2015 09:12:14 AM

The doctor did the following procedures:

1. Percutaneous AV Fisulagram
2. Angioplasty- Right AV FIstula
3. Selective Right Radial Arteriogram
4. Angioplasty Right Radial Artery

Would the following CPT codes be correct:
1. 36147
2. 35476 & 75978
3. 36246 & 75710
4. 35475 & 75962

Any help would be appreciated!

SuperCoder Answered Mon 24th of August, 2015 06:19:13 AM

Well, your coding is correct but for radial arteriogram CPT 36140 seems appropriate instead of CPT 36246, because CPT 36246 is for initial second order abdominal, pelvic, or lower extremity artery branch- which is not done here in this scenario. As per CCI edits bundling, use modifier 59 with CPT 35476 and with CPT 75710. Hope it helps!

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