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Replacement of a shunt system

Deborah h Posted Tue 31st of March, 2015 07:48:04 AM

When a shunt system is replace; and the shunt is programmed prior to implantation at performance level 4.5; are you able to charge separately for this? If so, what cpt code would be used?

SuperCoder Answered Wed 01st of April, 2015 06:50:04 AM

This service is a component of the replacement procedure and should not be charged separately.

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