HCPCS Code Details - C7538

HCPCS Level II Code
Temporary Codes for Use with Outpatient Prospective Payment System
HCPCS Code C7538
Description

Long description:
Insertion of new or replacement of permanent pacemaker with ventricular transvenous electrode(s), with insertion of pacing electrode, cardiac venous system, for left ventricular pacing, at time of insertion of implantable defribrillator or pacemaker pulse generator (eg, for upgrade to dual chamber system)

Short description:
Insrt vent pm w/l vent lead

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 11 - Price established using national RVU's
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code D - Special coverage instructions apply
ASC payment group code Effective Jan 01, 2023 - This procedure is approved to be performed in an ambulatory surgical center.
BETOS2 code P2E - Major procedure, cardiovascular-Pacemaker insertion
HCPCS Action code A - Add procedure or modifier code
Type of service 2 - Surgery
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2023
Date added Added Jan 01, 2023
HCPCS Coding Procedures

HCPCS Modifiers

In HCPCS Level II, modifiers are composed of two alpha or alphanumeric characters.

Example: E0260-NU - Hospital bed, semi-electric (head and foot adjustment), with any type side rails, with mattress
NU” identifies the hospital bed as new equipment

See also

  • HCPCS C7537 · Insertion of new or replacement of permanent pacemaker with atrial transvenous electrode(s), with insertion of pacing electrode, cardiac venous system, for left ventricular pacing, at time of insertion of implantable debribrillator or pacemake pulse generator (eg, for upgrade to dual chamber system)

  • HCPCS C7539 · Insertion of new or replacement of permanent pacemaker with atrial and ventricular transvenous electrode(s), with insertion of pacing electrode, cardiac venous system, for left ventricular pacing, at time of insertion of implantable defibrillator or pacemaker pulse generator (eg, for upgrade to dual chamber system)


1 Two-digit numeric codes are Level I code modifiers copyrighted© by the American Medical Association's Current Procedural Terminology (CPT).

2 BETOS stands for “Berenson-Eggers Type Of Service”