Thrombolysis Coding 2013

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Question:

For the new 2013 thrombolysis codes, on the final day of therapy, can both 37211, arterial infusion for thrombolysis, and 37214, cessation of therapy, be reported?

Answer:

No, per CPT, codes 37211-37214 are reported once per date of treatment. On the final day of treatment, when the catheter is removed, the catheter removal and any imaging performed is reported as 37214.

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