by David Zielske, MD, CIRCC, COC, CCVTC, CCC, CCS, RCC
Question: Coding for 93623
Is the documentation below sufficient to code 93623? Would you please explain why or why not?
“Bi-directional block was demonstrated in and out of all 4 pulmonary veins post ablation. Adenosine was administered in 9 mg boluses to check for dormant pulmonary vein reconnections and additional ablation was administered as needed to eradicate these connections.”
We would not recommend reporting code 93623 in this case, as the administration of the adenosine here is only for checking the efficacy of the PVI and ensuring no pulmonary vein reconnections are detected.
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