Reporting Selective with Non-Selective Catheterization


October 4, 2012


If I catheterize the aorta from a left common femoral access, perform an aortogram and then move the catheter to the right superficial femoral artery, can I bill 36200 and 36247?


Non-selective catheterizations are always bundled once the catheter (from the same access) moves to a more selective vessel. In your scenario, only 36247 would be reported.