Aorta alone (no selective catheterization): 36200 Aorta Bilateral (Identifies accessing aorta via both legs): 36200-50 Aorta + 1 St Order Vessel (eg, renal artery) via different access points (Both legs): 36200 and 36245
Tube: 34800 Modular Bifurcated: 34802 Unibody Bifurcated: 34804 (Note: Only one of these codes should be reported.)
Step #1: Is this an endovascular repair, or an open repair? Step #2: Was there open surgical exposure of an artery? Step #3: What catheters were introduced into the aorta or aortic branches? Step #4: What type of device was used for the repair? Step #5: Were other separately reportable services provided? Step #6: Was the endovascular repair converted to an open procedure?