Question:

If non-selective renal angiography is performed at the time of a diagnostic cardiac catheterization, should level ll HCPCS code G0275 be reported? Is this code for hospitals or physician billing? Is this code for Medicare or non-Medicare patients?

Answer:

To correctly bill/charge for non-selective renal angiography performed at the time of cardiac catheterization, report CPT® code 75625. While G0275 did describe this precise service, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) deleted this code in 2014. It does not matter whether you are billing the professional (i.e., physician) or technical (i.e., hospital) component or a Medicare or non-Medicare patient. Assuming there is a medical necessity to perform the procedure and documentation substantiates the service provided, CPT code 75625 would be used. Be certain to check CCI edits when reporting this code (75625) with other CPT codes describing diagnostic cardiac catheterization when performed on the same date of service.

Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
Email
Print

CPT® copyright 2021 American Medical Association (AMA). All rights reserved.

Fee schedules, relative value units, conversion factors and/or related components are not assigned by the AMA, are not part of CPT, and the AMA is not recommending their use. The AMA does not directly or indirectly practice medicine or dispense medical services. The AMA assumes no liability for data contained or not contained herein.

CPT is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.