Drug administration to provoke PVC
Date: Mar 15, 2023
"The patient presented to the EP lab in fasting state. She was prepped and draped in the sterile fashion. Propofol sedation started. Analysis of 12-lead EKG showed no PVCs. Isuprel infusion up to 20 mcg per minute resulted in HR increase from 70 yo 170 bpm. No PVCs seen with infusion or washing period, with and without propofol. The procedure concluded. A/P: negative for PVCs."
Please advise on how to code this case. I used unlisted code 93799; however, the physician wants to bill 93463. This was done prior to a possible RF ablation. No catheters were placed. No RF done.
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