Cardiology Question for the Week of April 22, 2024

Question:

Which CPT® code range should be used to report cardiac catheterization services for a patient with anomalous coronary arteries arising from any of the following circumstances including aorta or off of other coronary arteries, patent foramen ovale, mitral valve prolapse, and bicuspid aortic valve, but are reported in the absence of other congenital heart defects?

Answer:

Cardiac catheterization services for anomalous coronary arteries arising from the aorta or off of other coronary arteries, patent foramen ovale, mitral valve prolapse, and bicuspid aortic valve, in the absence of other congenital heart defects, is reported with noncongenital heart catheterization range: 93451-93464, 93566, 93567, 93568.

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