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Radiology Coding Alert

Coding Tips:

Follow These Tips to Target Specific Caval Filter Codes

Focus on insertion, removal, and repositioning. When your physician percutaneously manipulates an inferior vena cava (IVC), you need to check if what your physician did in specific. Your physician may have inserted, repositioned, or removed the IVC filter.  Why IVC filters? Your physician will place filters in the IVC in patients who are immobile or bed ridden for long periods [...]