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Distal Embolic Protection

  1. Question Distal Embolic Protection
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    Can we bill for using distal embolic protection when angioplastying a renal artery or Atherectomy on the SFA or Popliteal? I know it is sometimes used when stenting the Carotid but my doc is now doing this for angoiplasty and atherectomy?? Any ideas??

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    my thoughts are that it would be included in the procedure.

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