R703 - Ventricular assist devices - paracorporeal

General Info

Billing Amount: $1,443.05

Anesthetic units:

28
28

Surgical Assist units:

18
18

Notes:

R703 is eligible for payment only for paracorporeal devices inserted for 14 or more days.

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenator procedures do not constitute R701, R702, R703 or R704.

If a ventricular assist device is replaced, both the appropriate removal and insertion fee codes are eligible for payment.

Submit claims for R703 and R705 only after the device has been inserted for 14 or more days.

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenator procedures are eligible for payment as Z788.