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Pericardial Bx done in conjunction with Pericadial Window

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    When a pericardial biopsy is done in conjunction with a pericardial window, is the biopsy included in the pericardial window or is therer a separate code for the biopsy?

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    Quote Originally Posted by abegnaud View Post
    When a pericardial biopsy is done in conjunction with a pericardial window, is the biopsy included in the pericardial window or is therer a separate code for the biopsy?

    There is a code for pericardial bx (32604) but not sure it will correlate with what your physician did.
    Julie Graham, BA, CPC, CCC

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    thank you

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