I did a carotid stent but was unable to deploy the embolic protection device. Carotid stent placement was successful with no complications. Since I attempted placement, can I still code 37215?
Is catheterization separately reported with placement of a carotid stent?
A general surgeon asked me to assist in a colectomy where he had inadvertently nicked a mesenteric artery. I entered the case and did a direct repair of the artery. Should I bill as his assistant or co-surgeon and what modifier should I use?
I have question regarding weekend rounding. I share weekend call with another practice that I am not affiliated with. Sometimes, when rounding, I check on 5-10 of their post–op patients. Since I am not part of their practice, is this something I can bill for? If so, should I bill a consult or a follow-up visit?