Cardio Case — Surgical Coding Series: WHP Coding Conundrums

Oct 4, 2017 | Uncategorized

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  1. Left heart catheterization.
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  3. Left ventricular angiography.
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  5. Bilateral selective coronary artery angiography.
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  7. Coronary artery bypass graft angiography x3.
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  9. Coronary artery disease.
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Prop for tricuspid valve surgery.


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n nnCorrect CPT and ICD-10 Codes with modifiers and units:nn93459 (26 modifier) – Catheter placement in coronary artery(s) for coronary angiography, including intraprocedural injection(s) for coronary angiography, imaging supervision and interpretation; with left heart catheterization including intraprocedural injection(s) for left ventriculography, when performed, catheter placement(s) in bypass graft(s) (internal mammary, free arterial, venous grafts) with bypass graft angiographynnI25.10 – Atherosclerotic heart disease of native coronary artery without angina pectorisnI25.82 – Chronic total occlusion of coronary arterynI07.1 – Rheumatic tricuspid insufficiency