Janice Posted Thu 29th of November, 2018 13:52:09 PM
can 92924,RC be billed with 92943 RC
SuperCoder Answered Fri 30th of November, 2018 02:49:46 AM
Thank you for your question.
As per coding guidelines, only one base code from percutaneous coronary intervention family may be reported for revascularization of a major coronary artery and its recognized branches. Only one base code should be reported for revascularization of a coronary artery bypass graft, its subtended coronary artery, and recognized branches of the subtended coronary artery.
If one segment of a major coronary artery and its recognized branches is treated through the native circulation, and treatment of another segment of the same vessel requires access through a coronary artery bypass graft, an additional base code is reported to describe the intervention performed through the bypass graft.
Since, both the procedures are performed on the right coronary artery and the work performed in CPT® code 92924 is inclusive in CPT® code 92943. You are advised to report the most comprehensive code basis your medical documentation.
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