Includes all necessary catheterizations, angiography (00801, 00810, 00812, 00827, 00871, 00888, 00889, 33030), angiocardiography, intra-arterial cannulation, right heart catheterization, retrograde left heart catheterization, pulse tracing (intravascular), temporary pacemaker, any medically necessary diagnostic imaging (e.g.: Intra-cardiac ultrasound), CVP, arterial lines, blood pressure measurements, and any pharmacological infusion and studies, blood sampling, blood analysis and interpretations done in association with procedure.
30 days pre and 48 hour post-operative visits in hospital included.
00840 (percutaneous trans-luminal coronary angioplasty) and 00841 (direct coronary angiography) may be billed at 50% if done with this Procedure
If a Cardiology assist is required, may bill Cardiology Assist Fee Items 00845 (first hour or fraction thereof) and 00846 (after one hour, each 15 minutes or fraction thereof) @50%.