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Cindy Posted Thu 08th of September, 2016 14:12:05 PM
I am looking for CPT code for a procedure of Excision of Phlebolith? After studying the chart I feel that the physician is possible going to remove a calcium deposit from the patients vein. Can you please help me with this??? Thank you as always you guys are very helpful.
SuperCoder Answered Fri 09th of September, 2016 06:24:14 AM

Hi,

For the procedure of excision of phlebolith from the vein, there is no appropriate CPT code. Hence, we are left with a CPT code from "unlisted" category, i.e. CPT 37799 (Unlisted procedure, vascular surgery).

Hope this helps.

Thanks

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