For the Week of January 19, 2015
We have a physician who treated a chronic total occlusion in the mid diagonal branch (92943) and then also placed a stent in the left anterior descending artery (LAD). We are unsure if the stent in the LAD should be coded as 92928 or as an additional 92929.
The stent would be assigned the following “additional” code:
|92929||Percutaneous transcatheter placement of intracoronary stent(s), with coronary angioplasty when performed; each additional branch of a major coronary artery (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure).|
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