CPT® 33230, Under Pacemaker or Implantable Defibrillator Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 33230 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Pacemaker or Implantable Defibrillator Procedures.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider places a new implantable defibrillator pulse generator in a subcutaneous pocket in the front of a patient’s chest. The provider performs this procedure for a patient with a lead in two chambers of the heart. This service is primarily done for artificial regulation of a patient’s heart rate by the device in patients with arrhythmia, which is an irregular heart rhythm. 

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