CPT® 36820, Under Hemodialysis Access, Intervascular Cannulation for Extracorporeal Circulation, or Shunt Insertion Procedures on Arteries and Veins

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 36820 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Hemodialysis Access, Intervascular Cannulation for Extracorporeal Circulation, or Shunt Insertion Procedures on Arteries and Veins.

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Summary

The provider creates an arteriovenous anastomosis by connecting a vein to an artery in the forearm to provide better vascular access in patients with kidney failure who will receive hemodialysis treatments.

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