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    Smile volcano wire

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    quick question

    does anyone know if a "volcano wire to measure fractional flow reserve" is a billable on an outpatient left cardiac cath or is it included in the cath?

    OP report states "after visioualizing a borderline LAD lesion, essentially unchanged from before by 2-D images, it was decided to perform a volcano fractional flow reserve measurement to dtermine quantitatively the significance of the mid LAD lesion."

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    Apr 2007
    grand canyon(PHX)


    look at code 93571 and see if that matches what your doc did
    Robert A Kiesecker CPC CCC CPC-I

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