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    Does anyone know how I would code a CABG using LIMA to LAD with 2 anastomosis? I can give details if needed. Thanks!

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    Apr 2007
    Bentonville Arkansas


    I would use 33534 for the arterial grafts x 2. If there were vein grafts as well you could bill those too. Per CPT - " To determine the number of bypass grafts in a CABG, count the number of distal anastomoses where the bypass graft artery or vein is sutured to the diseased coronary artery."
    Leah Graham, CPC

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