AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2013 Issue 4; FOR YOUR INFORMATION

New HCPCS Level I codes

New HCPCS Level I codes were created for the reporting of endovascular revascularization procedures performed on vessels other than lower extremity, cervical carotid, intracranial, intracoronary, extracranial vertebral, or intrathoracic carotid. These new HCPCS Level I codes are effective Jan. 1, 2014, and are listed in the table below. HCPCS Level I codeHCPCS Long descriptor37236 Transcatheter placement of an intravascular stent(s) (except lower extremity, cervical carotid, extracranial vertebral or intrathoracic carotid, intracranial, or coronary), open or percutaneous, including radiological supervision and interpretation and including all angioplasty within the same vessel, when performed: initial artery 37237 Transcatheter placement of an intravascular...

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