AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2019 Issue 4; Ask the Editor

Shockwave coronary intravascular lithotripsy

During a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), a drug eluding stent was placed in the first obtuse marginal (OM1) artery. Prior to stent placement, shockwave coronary intravascular lithotripsy (IVL) was performed to disrupt the calcification in the coronary artery. What CPT code is assigned to capture the shockwave coronary intravascular lithotripsy? ...

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