Advances in medical therapy and FDA approval of several devices are a part of the story that resulted in new CPT® 2018 Category I codes for total artificial heart system services: 33297, 33298, and 33929. The June CPT® Assistant gives you helpful guidance on applying these new codes, including a glossary and clinical examples.
That’s not the end of the CPT® 2018 update knowledge in this issue, though. Search these codes and keywords on TCI SuperCoder’s Code Connect to find official guidance from vol. 28, issue 6:
And don’t miss this issue’s FAQs, which help with coding for a wide range of services. Enter these codes and keywords in TCI SuperCoder’s Code Connect to learn the details: