Drainage Catheter Procedures CPT® Code range 49423- 49424

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Introduction, Revision, and/or Removal Procedures on the Abdomen, Peritoneum, and Omentum 49423-49424 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 49423- 49424
Drainage Catheter Procedures
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[QUOTE="Liza559, post: 222427, member: 97434"]Need clarification of coding this procedure. Would 99144/49424/76080; (2) 49423-59;(2)75984-59 be appropriate for this procedure? Thank you - Liza REPO... [ Read More ]
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