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Radiology Coding Alert

The New CPT Codes at a Glance

The following list highlights several of the new radiology CPT Codes that will make their debut in 2004. For a full list of the new, revised and deleted codes, refer to your 2004 edition of CPT .   36555 - Insertion of non-tunneled centrally inserted central venous catheter; under 5 years of age
  36556 - ...age 5 years or older
  36557 - Insertion of tunneled centrally inserted central venous catheter, without subcutaneous port or pump; under 5 years of age
  36558 - ...age 5 years or older
  36560 - Insertion of tunneled centrally inserted central venous access device, with subcutaneous port; under 5 years of age
  36561 - ...age 5 years or older
  36563 - Insertion of tunneled centrally inserted central venous access device, with subcutaneous pump
  36568 - Insertion of peripherally inserted central venous catheter (PICC), without subcutaneous port or pump; under 5 years of age
  36569 - ...age 5 years or older
  36570 - Insertion of peripherally inserted central venous access device, with subcutaneous port; under 5 years of age
  36571 - ...age 5 years or older
  36575 - Repair of tunneled or non-tunneled central  venous access catheter, without subcutaneous port or pump, central or peripheral insertion site
  36576 - Repair of central venous access device, with subcutaneous port or pump, central or peripheral insertion site
  36578 - Replacement, catheter only, of central venous access device, with subcutaneous port or pump, central or peripheral insertion site
  36584 - Replacement, complete, of a peripherally inserted central venous access catheter (PICC), without subcutaneous port or pump, through same venous access
  36585 - Replacement, complete, of a peripherally inserted central venous access device, with subcutaneous port, through same venous access.
  36589 - Removal of tunneled central venous catheter, without subcutaneous port or pump.


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