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PACEMAKER CODES

Lynn Posted Sun 06th of November, 2016 12:09:06 PM
please suggest CPT codes for these 3 procedures below; thank you 1. Interrogation of the existing pacemaker leads. 2. Placement of new pacemaker generator and atrial and ventricular bipolar leads via left thoracotomy. 3. Removal of old pacemaker generator and partial removal of old pacemaker leads.
SuperCoder Answered Mon 07th of November, 2016 08:10:01 AM

Hi,

1. Interrogation of the existing pacemaker leads. 93280

2. Placement of new pacemaker generator and atrial and ventricular bipolar leads via left thoracotomy. – 33227,33207, 33208

Hope this helps!

 

Lynn Posted Mon 07th of November, 2016 17:27:18 PM
per cpt do not report 33227 with 33206-33208--would just 33228 work instead? I am confused. Thanks
SuperCoder Answered Tue 08th of November, 2016 00:30:17 AM

Hi,

Instead you can use CPT code 33228 for the mentioned procedure.

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