Cardiology Question for the Week of March 4, 2024


How should codes 37765 and 37766 be assigned based on the number of stab incisions made in a single extremity? What is the appropriate coding approach if fewer than 10 stab incisions are made?


Codes 37765 and 37766 are not assigned per stab. If 10-20 stab incisions are made in a single extremity, assign 37765 once. If more than 20 stab incisions are made in a single extremity, assign 37766 once. If fewer than 10 stab incisions are made, assign unlisted code 37799 once.

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