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    Can someone please tell me the correct codes to use for

    Impella Placement
    Impella Removal

    It was placed and removed in the same procedure.

    Thank You

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    Quote Originally Posted by jey539 View Post
    Can someone please tell me the correct codes to use for

    Impella Placement
    Impella Removal

    It was placed and removed in the same procedure.

    Thank You

    Impella Implant 2.5/5.0 33975-52

    Impella Removal 2.5/5.0 33977-52
    Julie Graham, BA, CPC, CCC

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    33975 is the insertion code and 33977 is the removal. This is an inpatient only procedure. hope this helps

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