Removal of Central Venous Access Device CPT® Code range 36589- 36590

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Central Venous Access Procedures 36589-36590 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 36589- 36590
Removal of Central Venous Access Device
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