AMA CPT® Assistant - 2015 Issue 9 (September)

Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair (33418, 33419, 0345T) (September 2015)

September 2015 pages 3-6 Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair (33418, 33419, 0345T) In the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) 2015 code set, extensive reporting guidelines for transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVR) were established, and two new codes (33418, 33419) were added to the Cardiovascular System/Mitral Valve series of codes (33418-33430). Before the addition of these codes, Category III codes 0343T and 0344T were used to report TMVR via a percutaneous approach including transseptal puncture and additional prosthesis(es) during the same session. The Category III codes were converted to Category I because the technique of TMVR performed via a percutaneous approach...

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