AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2010 Issue 4; FOR your INFORMATION
Changes to Cardiac Catherization and Endovascular Revascularization Codes
For CY 2011, the introductory guidelines for cardiac catheterization have been greatly expanded and new codes have been created for these procedures for CPT 2011. In addition, a new section has been added for endovascular revascularization (open or percutaneous transcatheter) with 16 new codes and extensive guidelines for their application. Coders are encouraged to carefully review these guidelines to ensure proper coding. ...
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