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ptca/stent dital branch same artery

  1. Default ptca/stent dital branch same artery
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    ptca / stent of RCA
    ptca of distal branch of the RCA

    can I bill the 92980 RC and 92984 RC ?
    THANKS

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    I have been told that the PTCA is inclusive of the stent. Only bill for the stent only.

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    even if he did the ptca of the RCA and the Distal branch of the RCA ?

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    Only one intervention per coronary artery-including the associated branches.

    Insurance will consider these both part of the right coronary artery so you can't report them separately.

    Jessica CPC, CCC

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jess1125 View Post
    Only one intervention per coronary artery-including the associated branches.

    Insurance will consider these both part of the right coronary artery so you can't report them separately.

    Jessica CPC, CCC
    This is correct IMO

    HTH
    Danny L. Peoples
    CIRCC,CPC

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