Cardiology Question for the Week of September 11, 2023


When do we report 37246 as opposed to 37247?


Report codes 37246–37247 for angioplasty in arteries other than intracranial, coronary, pulmonary,and lower extremity for occlusive disease. Code 37246 is reported for a single artery angioplasty, or the first artery of multiple arterial angioplasties. Report code 37247 for each additional artery angioplastied at the same session. If assigning the add-on code bilaterally report in units, do not assign
modifier 50 to the add-on code.

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