Billing a Completion Angiogram

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November 1, 2018

Question:
After open surgery for a thrombectomy or endarterectomy, can a completion angiogram performed at the same session, be separately reported?

Answer:
No, per CPT, completion angiograms to assess restoration of blood flow is inherent in an open vascular procedure

*This response is based on the best information available as of 11/01/18.

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