What is procedure code 36470?
CPT® 36470, Under Sclerotherapy of Telangiectasia and Incompetent Veins. The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 36470 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range – Sclerotherapy of Telangiectasia and Incompetent Veins.
What is the CPT code 36465?
Code. Description. 36465. INJECTION OF NON-COMPOUNDED FOAM SCLEROSANT WITH ULTRASOUND COMPRESSION MANEUVERS TO GUIDE DISPERSION OF THE INJECTATE, INCLUSIVE OF ALL IMAGING GUIDANCE AND MONITORING; SINGLE INCOMPETENT EXTREMITY TRUNCAL VEIN (EG, GREAT SAPHENOUS VEIN, ACCESSORY SAPHENOUS VEIN)
Can 36470 and 36471 be billed together?
If both legs are injected report as follows: One vein on the left, two on the right: 36470 LT and 36471 RT. Injections for each leg should be reported on separate lines. One vein on each leg: Report 36470 LT and 36470 RT, each on a separate line of the claim.
What is procedure code 36482?
CPT® 36482, Under Endovascular Ablation Therapy of Incompetent Extremity Veins. The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 36482 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range – Endovascular Ablation Therapy of Incompetent Extremity Veins.
Does Medicare cover 36471?
Compression Sclerotherapy (CPT codes 36470 and 36471) Medicare does not have a National Coverage Determination (NCD) for compression sclerotherapy. Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs)/Local Coverage Articles (LCAs) exist for all states/territories and compliance with these policies is required where applicable.
What CPT codes can be billed with 76942?
CPT Code 76942, Ultrasonic guidance for needle placement (e.g., biopsy, aspiration, injection and localization device), imaging supervision and interpretation, is an appropriate code for certain procedures when performed. In these cases, the primary injection code is billed in addition to 76942 for ultrasound guidance.
What is the VNUS closure procedure?
The VNUS Closure procedure has become a useful alternative method for the treatment of varicose veins. Vein Closure can usually be used to treat those patients who would have previously been treated by vein stripping. Closure of the greater saphenous vein is the minimally invasive alternative to vein stripping.
What is endovenous radiofrequency ablation (VNUS closure)?
The endovenous radiofrequency ablation (or VNUS Closure) procedure is a minimally-invasive vein treatment used to treat the great saphenous (GSV), small saphenous (SSV) and perforator veins. It uses a patented radiofrequency catheter inserted into the vein, which applies RF energy to heat the vein. This causes the vein to collapse and seal shut.
What is the CPT code for vein treatment?
Here are some of the most commonly used CPT codes for vein related treatments. 36471 – sclerotherapy for spider veins 36475 – radiofrequency ablation first vein treated 36476 – radiofrequency ablation subsequent veins treated
What is the vein closure device?
Instead of stripping the vein, the Closure device seals the vein shut. Vein Closure is not a procedure for every varicose vein or every patient with varicose veins.