New Category III code effective July 1, 2018…
0505T – Endovenous femoral-popliteal arterial revascularization, with transcatheter placement of intravascular stent graft(s) and closure by any method, including percutaneous or open vascular access, ultrasound guidance for vascular access when performed, all catheterization(s) and intraprocedural roadmapping and imaging guidance necessary to complete the intervention, all associated radiological supervision and interpretation, when performed, with crossing of the occlusive lesion in an extraluminal fashion
This code is a Category III code.
Purpose: CPT® Category III codes are temporary codes that allow for data collection. They are used for data collection to substantiate widespread usage or to provide documentation for the FDA approval process.
Reimbursement: This code was not referred to the RUC for valuation because no RVUs have been assigned. Payments will be based on specific policies of the payers.
Wendy Block, CPC, RCC, CIRCC
Senior Coding Advisor
111 Stow Avenue Ste 200 | Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221
Office: 330.564.2618 | EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org