Cardiology Question for the Week of February 6, 2023


What do codes 33900, 33901, 33902, 33903, and 33904 include?


.Codes 33900, 33901, 33902, 33903, 33904 include:

  • vascular access and
  • all catheter and guidewire manipulation
  • fluoroscopy to guide the intervention, any post-diagnostic angiography for roadmapping purposes
  • post-implant evaluation
  • stent positioning and balloon inflation for stent delivery
  • radiologic supervision and interpretation of the intervention.
  • diagnostic cardiac catheterization with a diagnostic angiogram may be reported with the appropriate angiographic codes if done during the same session.

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