Table 1

Medicare Fees for Common Invasive and Interventional Procedures

CPT CodesProcedure Description2009 Medicare Charge ($)2010 Medicare Charge ($)Change From 2009–2010 (%)
37205Peripheral stent445426−4
37215Carotid stent1,1011,0960
92974Brachytherapy171151−12
92978Intravascular ultrasound10090−9
92980Intracoronary stent (single)848748−12
92981Intracoronary stent (additional)236208−12
92982Balloon angioplasty (single)642554−14
92984Balloon angioplasty (additional)168149−12
92995Coronary atherectomy693610−12
93508Coronary angiography235204−13
93510Left heart catheterization249216−13
93526Right and left heart catheterization343299−13
93555Imaging supervision, interpretation, and report (catheterization)4540−10
93556Imaging supervision, interpretation, and report (angiography)4641−9

Adapted from National Medicare Fees for Common Invasive and Interventional Procedures (July 2010) (3).