Introduction or Removal of Subcutaneous Cardiac Rhythm Monitor CPT® Code range 33285- 33286

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Heart and Pericardium 33285-33286 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 33285- 33286
Introduction or Removal of Subcutaneous Cardiac Rhythm Monitor
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[QUOTE="bhargavi, post: 502716, member: 227032"] i use xu modifier on 33286 when both 33285,33286 are billed same day. we do this often [/QUOTE] Thank you Bhargavi. Will refile and see if it goes thro... [ Read More ]
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[QUOTE="KoBee, post: 491724, member: 10103"] I guess my understanding is, that if they remove and replace with a new one in a NEW separate incision, then we can unbundle the two, right!? but if they r... [ Read More ]
[QUOTE="such78, post: 483614, member: 502881"] I got this via 3M ... [ Read More ]
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