New and Deleted Angioplasty Codes for 2017

by  Christine Woolstenhulme, QCC, QMCS, CPC, CMRS
January 23rd, 2017

The following codes have been Deleted as of January 01, 2017

35450   Transluminal balloon angioplasty, open; renal or other visceral artery
35452   Transluminal balloon angioplasty, open; aortic
35458   Transluminal balloon angioplasty, open; brachiocephalic trunk or branches, each vessel
35460   Transluminal balloon angioplasty, open; venous
35471   Transluminal balloon angioplasty, percutaneous; renal or visceral artery
35472   Transluminal balloon angioplasty, percutaneous; aortic
35475   Transluminal balloon angioplasty, percutaneous; brachiocephalic trunk or branches, each vessel
35476   Transluminal balloon angioplasty, percutaneous; venous

Replacement Codes for 2017 on the above codes 

36902 Introduction of needle(s) and/or catheter(s), dialysis circuit, with diagnostic angiography of the dialysis circuit, including all direct puncture(s) and catheter placement(s), injection(s) of contrast, all necessary imaging from the arterial anastomosis and adjacent artery through entire venous outflow including the inferior or superior vena cava, fluoroscopic guidance, radiological supervision and interpretation and image documentation and report; with transluminal balloon angioplasty, peripheral dialysis segment, including all imaging and radiological supervision and interpretation necessary to perform the angioplasty
36905   Percutaneous transluminal mechanical thrombectomy and/or infusion for thrombolysis, dialysis circuit, any method, including all imaging and radiological supervision and interpretation, diagnostic angiography, fluoroscopic guidance, catheter placement(s), and intraprocedural pharmacological thrombolytic injection(s); with transluminal balloon angioplasty, peripheral dialysis segment, including all imaging and radiological supervision and interpretation necessary to perform the angioplasty
36907 Transluminal balloon angioplasty, central dialysis segment, performed through dialysis circuit, including all imaging and radiological supervision and interpretation required to perform the angioplasty (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)
37246 Transluminal balloon angioplasty (except lower extremity artery(ies) for occlusive disease, intracranial, coronary, pulmonary, or dialysis circuit), open or percutaneous, including all imaging and radiological supervision and interpretation necessary to perform the angioplasty within the same artery; initial artery
37247 Transluminal balloon angioplasty (except lower extremity artery(ies) for occlusive disease, intracranial, coronary, pulmonary, or dialysis circuit), open or percutaneous, including all imaging and radiological supervision and interpretation necessary to perform the angioplasty within the same artery; each additional artery (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)
37248 Transluminal balloon angioplasty (except dialysis circuit), open or percutaneous, including all imaging and radiological supervision and interpretation necessary to perform the angioplasty within the same vein; initial vein
37249 Transluminal balloon angioplasty (except dialysis circuit), open or percutaneous, including all imaging and radiological supervision and interpretation necessary to perform the angioplasty within the same vein; each additional vein (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)

References:

New and Deleted Angioplasty Codes for 2017. (2017, January 23). Find-A-Code Articles. Retrieved from https://www.findacode.com/articles/new-and-deleted-angioplasty-codes-for-2017-30242.html

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