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IVUS AND FFR WITH CARDIAC CATH IN ASC

Date: Jan 16, 2023

Question:

Dr. Z with new 2023 C codes, if a physician performs LHC (93458) WITH IVUS there is C7523. If LHC with FFR is performed there is C7524. What if BOTH FFR and IVUS are performed? It seems disingenuous to code both C7523 and C7524 and receive double payment for 93458. Do we just pick one C code? Code one C code and the other with 52? Any help is greatly appreciated? Thank you!

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