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    Unhappy Please Help!! Left Heart Cath

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    I am new to this and I am confused about the codes 93555 and 93556. Can we bill 93556 S&I COR and 93556 S&I AOG together?

    I hope this is not confusing but can we bill 92982-LC and 92980-LC together or do we just bill for 1 since its on the same artery?

    I hope this make sense The more I look at the more I confuse my self

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    Ok, I will try to answer your question

    Yes, you can bille 93556-26 & 93555-26 together. You would need mod 59 if the doctor does a stent/ptca also. If you are doing just a coronary artery study, you would only use the 93556-26.

    You CAN NOt bill a Ptca and Stent together if done in the Same vessel.
    Now if the LC had a stent 92980 and the LD had a PTCA you will bill the Ptca as 92984.

    Hope this helped!!

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