CPT® 0579T, Under Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator with Substernal Electrode

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 0579T as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator with Substernal Electrode.

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A technician performs remote interrogation device evaluation of an implantable cardioverter–defibrillator system for a period up to 90 days. He acquires the data, receives the transmissions, reviews same, provides technical support, and distributes the results.

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