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EXTREMITY ANGIO PTA

Monica Posted Thu 28th of February, 2019 21:22:34 PM
PLEASE ADVISE ME ON THIS PROCEDURE .1. SELECTIVE ANGIOGRAPHY OF THE RT LOWER EXTREMITY THIRD ORDER.2. INTRA INFUSION NITROGLYCERIN. 3.COMPLEX ANGIOPLASTY OF THE RPERONEAL ARTERY. 4. ULTRASOUND-GUIDED ACCESS OF THE RIGHT COMMON FEMORAL ARTERY.5. SELECTIVE ANGIOGRAPHY IF TGE FIGHT FEMORAL FOLLOWED BY INSERTION OF A MYNX DEVICE. THESE ARE MY CODES: 36247RT, 37228-RT22. PLEASE ADVISE IF I NEED OTHER CODES. THANK YOU, MONIE
SuperCoder Answered Fri 01st of March, 2019 03:48:52 AM

Hi Monica,

 

Based on this limited documentation, we can suggest the following codes to choose as per the medical record. Also please check CCI edits before billing these.

 

75710-Angiography, extremity, unilateral, radiological supervision and interpretation

96360-Intravenous infusion, hydration; initial, 31 minutes to 1 hour

37228-Revascularization, endovascular, open or percutaneous, tibial, peroneal artery, unilateral, initial vessel; with transluminal angioplasty

76937- Ultrasound guidance for vascular access requiring ultrasound evaluation of potential access sites, documentation of selected vessel patency, concurrent realtime ultrasound visualization of vascular needle entry, with permanent recording and reporting (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)

36247-Selective catheter placement, arterial system; initial third order or more selective abdominal, pelvic, or lower extremity artery branch, within a vascular family

 

Please feel free to write if you have any question.

 

Thanks

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