April 27, 2023
A patient with a clot in the femoral artery had overnight infusion of thrombolytics. When the catheter was removed the next day, the doctor place a stent in the same artery, the superficial femoral . can both be billed?
Yes, the removal of the catheter, 37214 is billed in addition to stent placement as shown below. There is no NCCI edit for these two codes
37226 Femoral stent
37214-51 Removal of thrombolytic catheter
*This response is based on the best information available as of 04/27/23.