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ICD generator replacement

Carl Posted Thu 28th of January, 2016 03:48:11 AM

Dx: Z45.02
The patient presents for replacement of his DDD-ICD generator.
The existing RV defibrillator lead is not functioning well, so it is capped.
A new RV defibrillator lead is inserted.
The old DDD-ICD pulse generator is removed and a new DDD-ICD generator is inserted, and connected to the new RV lead and existing RA lead.
Defibrillation threshold not done.

CPT: 33249, 33241

Is the billing correct?
Can you combine 33249 and 33241?
Any modifier?

SuperCoder Answered Fri 29th of January, 2016 01:19:43 AM

CPT-33249,33241 seems appropriate.

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