AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2018 Issue 4; For Your Information

New CPT codes for a permanent leadless pacemaker

New CPT codes have been created for the reporting of a permanent leadless pacemaker. Effective January 1, 2019, the new CPT codes may be reported to capture the transcatheter insertion, replacement, and removal of a permanent leadless pacemaker in the right ventricle. Presently, leadless pacemakers are reported with CPT Category III codes 0387T, 0388T, 0389T, 0390T, and 0391T. These CPT codes will be deleted and replaced with the new permanent CPT codes listed in the table below. CPT code Long descriptor Effective date 33274 Transcatheter insertion or replacement of permanent leadless pacemaker, right ventricular, including imaging guidance (e.g...

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