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February 2016 Q & A

Question: Vasospasm

Six vessel diagnostic cerebral exam performed. Decision made to treat vasospasm of RICA & LICA. Discussion is whether or not the catheter selections for the bilateral ECA vessel selections are still chargeable since the catheter selections of the RICA & LICA are bundled into 61650. I don't feel they are since they are add on codes to 36224, bilateral in this case.
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ZHealth Coding Newsletter - June 2014

Jun 23, 2014 5:58:00 PM

June 2014 Q & A

Question: Sphenopalatine Artery Catheterization

How would I code the following? Specifically, the catheterizations of the sphenopalatine arteries. Would you only code based on the angiograms that were performed?

Catheterization of the following vessels : 1. Left common carotid artery...

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