Question:

Can you report 0644T when cardiopulmonary bypass is performed in conjunction with percutaneous intracardiac mass removal?

Answer:

When cardiopulmonary bypass is performed in conjunction with percutaneous intracardiac mass removal, 0644T may be reported with the appropriate add-on code for percutaneous peripheral bypass (33367), open peripheral bypass (33368), or central bypass (33369).

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