FFR performed with Medicare drug-eluting stent

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Question:

If patient has FFR only, then a drug-eluting stent is inserted, would we report code 93799 for the FFR where C9600 is not listed under the codes that you would apply for the add-on 93571 FFR code? I see 92928, but not C9600, and we have had denials when charged with C9600. In this case, would we treat it like the FFR is performed alone and charge the unlisted as well as C9600?

Question ID: 8556
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