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Doppler Echo Coding Gets a Facelift for 2009

Posted on 24. Dec, 2008 by in Hot Coding Topics

The $88 fee cut makes coding right the first time more crucial than ever.

Cardiology coders have been buzzing about a new instruction in CPT 2009′s “Echocardiography” section — you may no longer report your trusty echo code 93307 with spectral (+93320, +93321) and color flow (+93325) Doppler. What does this change mean for you in 2009? Here’s what you need to know… More …

Extra: A stent in the LAD, an atherectomy on the LAD, and a balloon angioplasty of the circumflex marginal. Would you code the atherectomy? 2009 Cardiology Surival Guide reveals the answer.

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