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71090 - Insertion pacemaker, fluroscopy

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    When do you use this code? Do you use it only when a pacemaker lead is placed or can you use it if the generator is replaced and they simply view the existing leads under fluoroscopy? Also can you use this code for a defibrillator or a pacemaker only?

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    The code is used to report fluoroscopy and radiography, radiological supervision and interpretation for insertion of pacemakers & cardioverter-defibrillators.
    Anthony McCallum, CPC, CIRCC, CPC-I, CCS
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