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    Is it appropriate to code a temporary pacemaker used during placement of a right coronary artery stent? 92980 & 33210

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    Apr 2007
    Jacksonville Florida


    my docs do these sometimes also. I add the 59 mod to the pacer code. They usually pay. Hope that helps
    Jammie Barsamian, CPC, CCC, CEMC, CCS-P, CPMA

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