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    Hello, I am looking for a code for coronary artery bypass, single artery, for coronary athersclerosis of native coronary artery in a transplanted heart. ICD 9 code is 414.06, I am looking for CPT code. any ideas? Thank you.

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    Hello, I am looking for a code for coronary artery bypass, single artery, for coronary athersclerosis of native coronary artery in a transplanted heart. ICD 9 code is 414.06, I am looking for CPT code. any ideas? Thank you.
    Single artery take a look at 33533

    If done with vein only - take a look at 33510.

    And if he endoscopically harvests the saphenous vein..look at 33508 but follow the rules.
    Julie Graham, BA, CPC, CCC

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    Quote Originally Posted by debra2310 View Post
    Hello, I am looking for a code for coronary artery bypass, single artery, for coronary athersclerosis of native coronary artery in a transplanted heart. ICD 9 code is 414.06, I am looking for CPT code. any ideas? Thank you.
    I code CT surgery all the time. Feel free to email me, if you need.

    julieann.graham@baylorhealth.edu
    Julie Graham, BA, CPC, CCC

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