R705 - Ventricular assist devices - removal of ventricular assist device

General Info

Billing Amount: $508.55

Anesthetic units:

20
20

Surgical Assist units:

18
18

Notes:

R705 is only eligible for payment for removal of paracorporeal or implantable ventricular assist devices inserted for 14 or more days.

R705 includes repair of vessels when rendered.

Only one of Z744 or R705 is eligible for payment per patient per day for removal of ventricular assist devices.

Z744 (decannulation of circulatory assist device) is eligible for payment for removal of paracorporeal or implantable ventricular assist devices inserted for less than 14 days.

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenator procedures are eligible for payment as Z788.