Pacemaker Upgrade with LVL Placed

Please note this question was answered in 2014. The coding advice may or may not be outdated.

Question:

Patient has single chamber pacemaker with right ventricular lead who came in and was upgraded to a biventricular pacemaker with only left ventricular lead added. So no right atrium lead was added. How would you code this? I would code as a multi-lead change-out (33229) and left ventricular lead add-on (33225). Would this be correct?

Question ID: 5985
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