CPT® 36473, Under Endovascular Ablation Therapy of Incompetent Extremity Veins

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 36473 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Endovascular Ablation Therapy of Incompetent Extremity Veins.

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Summary

Under imaging guidance and monitoring, the provider inserts a specially designed mechanochemical ablation (MOCA) device through a catheter placed through the skin (percutaneously) and destroys (ablates) the thin inner lining of the wall of the vein in an extremity to treat incompetent (varicose) veins. The provider reports this code for treatment of the first vein.

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