November 17, 2022
If the surgeon uses a covered stent and performs an embolization on a patient with a pseudoaneurysm, can we bill for both the stent and removal of the embolus?
If a covered stent is deployed as the sole management of an aneurysm, pseudoaneurysm or vascular extravasation, then the stent deployment should be reported and not the embolization code.
*This response is based on the best information available as of 11/17/22
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