CPT code 93503 (Swan-Ganz) is reported when the procedure is done at bedside (e.g., critical care unit/operating room suite) and the procedure is done for the purposes of hemodynamic monitoring.
CPT code 93503 includes the following components which, should not be coded separately:
- Anesthesia or sedation;
- The insertion of the flow-directed catheter;
- The recording of intracardiac and intravascular pressures;
- Obtaining blood samples;
- The injecting of solutions to measure cardiac output;
- Calculation of hemodynamic parameters based upon measurements obtained.