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    Need help! This is my least favorite thing to code
    What cpt is used for insertion of an AICD (epicardial) and pulse generator? A ventricular defibrillation patch was placed along with bipolar epicardial ventricular leads near the left ventricle and an atrial lead on the right atrium. Patient has not had any leads or previous generator placed before. I was thinking 33249, and 33225.

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    Zaida D. McGarry, CPC

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    the codes for biventricular procedures 33249 and 33224 and 71090,26 also you can every month 93299 to check for chf and also every three month
    93289 and 93295 remote. 93289,26 professional 46.90, also 93296,26 interrrogation device evaluation 68.63 every three months.Vicki cpc

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    When placeing Bi-vent lead with a ICD Generator implant single OR dual, you would use 33225 Along with 33249,93641 if DFT is done,& 71090-26. Procedure 33224 is used when a LV lead is beiling placed to a Previously Placed ICD..

    Hope this helps!

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