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repositioning of a a radiotherapy catheter

E. maria Posted Tue 08th of December, 2009 20:53:23 PM

Pt underwent placement of a radiotherapy afterloading explandable catheter CPT 19296, the surgeon had to reposition the catheter at a later date. Does anyone know the correct CPT code>

SuperCoder Answered Mon 14th of December, 2009 14:23:58 PM

There is no other code to report a repositioning of the catheter here. Either report it as 19296-52 or 19499 (unlisted procedure). If anybody has a better answer please let us know.

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