The C-Code used for GUIDEZILLA II Guide Extension Catheter is C1769.
By supporting the delivery of the interventional devices necessary to complete the procedure, GUIDEZILLA II Guide Extension Catheter will benefit the patient and hospital by turning an unsuccessful PCI into a successful PCI.
Assumes inpatient admission for initial diagnostic heart catheterization resulting in decision to intervene with drug-eluting stent.
C-Codes are used for hospital outpatient device reporting for Medicare and some private payers. Note: Boston Scientific Corporation is not responsible for correct use of codes on submitted claims; this information does not constitute reimbursement or legal advice.
Note: Unsuccessful outpatient PCIs are eligible for 100% APC payment when modifier 74 is used to indicate the procedure was discontinued, partially reduced, or cancelled after the administration of anesthesia (includes local) per physician discretion for the well being of the patient. Source: FY2017 Inpatient Payment Prospective Final Rule, updated August, 2017 (https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Payment/AcuteInpatientPPS/FY2017-IPPS-Final-Rule-Home-Page.html).