CPT® 33249, Under Pacemaker or Implantable Defibrillator Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 33249 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Pacemaker or Implantable Defibrillator Procedures.

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Summary

The provider either replaces or implants a new permanent defibrillator system with single or dual chamber transvenous leads or electrodes. Defibrillators sense and regulate the heart rate by delivering a mild electric shock when the patient requires it. Components need to be removed when they no longer function properly or when an infection occurs.

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