Catheterization Codes in Vascular Coding

Catheterization Codes in Vascular Coding

January 23, 2020

Question:
Are there any vascular CPT codes that still allow separate reporting of selective and non-selective catheterization codes?

Answer:
Yes, the following procedures still allow separate reporting of catheterization codes

  • Non- lower extremely, stenting, angioplasty, for example subclavian or renal arteries
  • Peripheral embolization, for example hypogastric artery embolization during EVAR or uterine fibroid embolization
  • Thrombolysis and thrombectomy
  • Diagnostic angiograms and venograms (with the exception of cervical/cerebral and renal angiograms)
  • IVUS
  • TEVAR

*This response is based on the best information available as of 01/23/20.

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