Cardiology Question for the Week of March 20, 2023


When do we report 37252 vs. 37253?


Report 37252 for the first vessel imaged with IVUS, and 37253 for each additional vessel imaged for a separate pathology. If a vessel is imaged multiple times (such as prior to, during, and after an intervention), code only once, not for each time the IVUS transducer is introduced into that vessel.

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