AMA CPT® Assistant - 2014 Issue 3 (March)

Medicine: Cardiovascular [(Q&A)] (March 2014)

March 2014 page 14b Medicine: Cardiovascular Question: For code 92941, Percutaneous transluminal revascularization of acute total/subtotal occlusion during acute myocardial infarction, coronary artery or coronary artery bypass graft, any combination of intracoronary stent, atherectomy and angioplasty, including aspiration thrombectomy when performed, single vessel, the code descriptor specifically states "during acute myocardial infarction." If a patient is admitted with an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) on Monday, and a stent is placed sometime the next day, should code 92941 be reported, or is code 92928 more appropriate? Answer: The key word in the code descriptor of code 92941 is during...

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