CPT® 36573, Under Insertion of Central Venous Access Device

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 36573 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Insertion of Central Venous Access Device.

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Summary

Under imaging guidance, the provider places a catheter through the basilic or cephalic vein in the arm and directs it into one of the major veins carrying blood to the heart or directly into the right atrium, without placing a subcutaneous port or pump, in a patient five years of age of older. This code covers image documentation and all radiological supervision and interpretation required for the procedure.

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