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Demystify Coding for Dialysis Access Endovascular Procedures With CPT® Assistant Tips
2017-05-12

Demystify Coding for Dialysis Access Endovascular Procedures With CPT® Assistant Tips

 

Get to know 36901-36909, the nine new dialysis access endovascular procedure codes, in the March 2017 CPT® Assistant. You’ll review anatomy, learn which services are and are not bundled, and get a clearer understanding of how to use the add-on codes in the range.

 

Look for the dialysis access procedure topic and more March articles on SuperCoder Code Connect by searching these codes and keywords:

  • Dialysis access, endovascular procedures: 36147, 36148, 36200, 36215, 36818-36821, 36823, 36825, 36830-36833, 36870, 36901-36909, 37238, 37239, 37241, 37248, 37249, 37252, 37253, 75710, 75791, 76937
  • Drug screening, presumptive: 80300-80307
  • Spinal biomechanical device insertion: 20930, 20931, 20936-20938, 22100-22102, 22110, 22112, 22114, 22206, 22207, 22210, 22212, 22214, 22220, 22222, 22224, 22310, 22315, 22318, 22319, 22325-22327, 22532, 22533, 22548, 22551, 22552, 22554, 22556, 22558, 22590, 22595, 22600, 22610, 22612, 22630, 22633, 22634, 22800, 22802, 22804, 22808, 22810, 22812, 22845, 22851, 22853, 22854, 22859, 63001, 63003, 63005, 63011, 63012, 63015-63017, 63020, 63030, 63040, 63042, 63045-63047, 63050, 63051, 63055, 63056, 63064, 63071, 63075, 63077, 63085, 63087, 63090, 63101, 63102, 63170, 63172, 63173, 63180, 63182, 63185, 63190, 63300-63307.

 

The monthly FAQ section gives you quick answers to scenarios in a wide range of specialties. Search for these codes and keywords from the March issue on Code Connect:

  • Case management: 99211, 99363, 99364
  • CTA, MRA, 3D reconstruction
  • Excision, bony ossicle, Osgood-Schlatter: 27599
  • Heterotopic liver allotransplantation: 47136, 47399
  • Orchiopexy: 54550, 54640
  • Psychiatry: 90846, 90853
  • Thyroid notch reduction: 31551-31554, 31580, 31584, 31587, 31590-31592, 31599.