What is the difference between CPT 93015 and 93017?

What is the difference between CPT 93015 and 93017?

CPT code 93015 includes the test, supervision, and interpretation of the report. CPT code 93016 includes only the supervision of the test. CPT code 93017 includes performing the test only and CPT code 93018 is reported for the interpretation of a previously performed test.

What is the difference between 93016 and 93018?

Code 93016 alone is used to report supervision of a stress test in circumstances where another physician provides the interpretation and report. The technical component {tracing only} is described by code 93017. Use code 93018 for only the interpretation and report of an exercise stress test.”

What is the CPT code for cardiac?

The following CPT/HCPCS codes describe cardiac catheterization.

Code Description
93454 Coronary artery angio s&i
93455 Coronary art/grft angio s&i
93456 R hrt coronary artery angio
93457 R hrt art/grft angio

Does 93015 need a modifier?

Each of the other codes represents a component of the global service. In other words, if you aren’t reporting the global service, you should not report global code 93015. You should report the appropriate component code(s). You should NOT use modifier 26 Professional component or TC Technical component on these codes.

What is the difference between CPT code 78451 and 78452?

An authorization is given for CPT code 78451 “Myocardial perfusion imaging, tomographic (SPECT); single study, at rest or stress”. The cardiologist performs CPT code 78452 “Myocardial perfusion imaging, tomographic (SPECT); multiple studies, at rest and/or stress and/or redistribution and/or rest reinjection”.

What is the difference between CPT 93454 and 93458?

93460 involves a left and right heart catheterization, while 93458 involves only an LHC. 93454 does not involve a catheterization, but instead simply a closure device angiography. Make sure you don’t code any closure devices separately, as they are included in this code.

What does CPT code 93015 mean?

Code 93015 [Cardiovascular stress test using maximal or submaximal treadmill or bicycle exercise, continuous electrocardiographic monitoring, and/or pharmacological stress; with supervision, interpretation and report] is used to report the complete cardiac stress test procedure, which includes all three components.