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Radiology Coding Alert

CPT® Update:

Add 9 New Codes to your list for Dialysis Circuit Imaging and Intervention

Define peripheral/central circuit and look for thrombectomy/thrombolysis services. Effective Jan. 1, 2017, you will need to update your dialysis circuit procedure codes. CPT®  2017 deletes dialysis shunt codes 36147- +36148 (Introduction of needle and/or catheter, arteriovenous shunt created for dialysis [graft/fistula] …). CPT® 2017 also deletes S&I code 75791 (Angiography, arteriovenous shunt …), which 2016 provides for evaluation via an existing [...]