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Posted By Christie on 01-25-2006, 18:21:00 in Radiology
Hello List,

Sample: Venous thrombectomy AV Dialysis Clotted Shunt with Angioplasty

Can I code the regular 36145,75790,37187,35476,75978? (venous)

36145,75790,37184,35476,75978 (arterial)

Thanks a lot*please answer ASAP
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Posted By Marylin on 01-26-2006, 16:50:00
Looks good to me. Marylin
Posted By Marylin on 01-26-2006, 11:26:00
Not if this is an AV Dialysis. We already have the code for that procedure, 36870, which covers the thrombectomy of the AV Dialysis graft. Marylin
Posted By Donna on 01-25-2006, 21:02:00
No you would not code 37187 here - for dialysis graft thrombectomy - code
36870 instead.
Rest of the codes depend on exactly what was done.


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Posted By Christie on 01-25-2006, 20:45:00
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