AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2020 Issue 3; Ask the Editor

IV push of tenecteplase

A patient presented to the Emergency Department (ED) with an acute ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). Tenecteplase (TNK), a tissue plasminogen activator given to patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI), was administered via IV push. For facility reporting would an IV push of TNK be captured with CPT code 92977, Thrombolysis, coronary; by intravenous infusion, or 96374, Therapeutic, prophylactic, or diagnostic injection (specify substance or drug); intravenous push, single or initial substance/drug? ...

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