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    Question av optimization
    Medical Coding Books
    My cardiologist has begun doing Atrioventricular optimization for pacemakers.
    It seems to be an interrogation with or without reprogramming, but he's also
    measuring the mitral and ventricular outflow tract velocity time integrals under
    doppler ultrasound. How is the doppler coded?

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    Cool Suzanne
    Hey, what we do @ our ofice is use 93308 & 93325 along with a reprogram. My doc told me it has to be reprogrammed afterwards. Another cardio office adds 93312, only if you have the equipment

  3. Default AV ops
    When an AV op is performed in our office we bill 4 codes:
    Limited echo-93308
    Limited doppler -93321
    Color flow- 93325
    along with the device reprogramming code.

  4. Default av optimization
    Could you use the Peri Procedural code if it was an ICD?

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