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isolated PFO closure

Date: Aug 25, 2021


We understand that for the CPT coding of cardiac caths and echos, an isolated PFO is not considered to be a congenital heart disease. That being said, when percutaneous transcatheter closure of an isolated PFO is performed, may we use code 93580? This code specifically states "congenital". Should we use unlisted code 93799 instead?

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