Susan Posted Wed 14th of March, 2012 12:56:48 PM
Can the patient be charged for the balloon itself or is it included in the cost of the scope? There is a supply code for the balloon.
SuperCoder Answered Wed 14th of March, 2012 13:56:05 PM
For devices packaged in kits, hospitals may bill for the components of the kits that individually qualify for C‐codes. Facilities should bill for the estimated proportion of the kit that the C‐code eligible device comprises.