E649 - Embolectomy and/or thrombectomy when done in conjunction with other vascular procedures . . . add

General Info

Billing Amount: $112.45

This Billing code is an addition to R708

Notes:

E649 is only eligible for payment under the following circumstances:
a. when embolectomy and/or thrombectomy is rendered at a site other than the main operative site; or
b. when embolectomy and/or thrombectomy is rendered at the main operative site and thrombus and/or embolus was present prior to surgery.
[Commentary: E649 is not eligible for payment when rendered at the main operative site in any other circumstance other than paragraph b above.]