Endoscopic Evacuation of a intracerebral hemorrhage with EVD placement

pegjoh5746

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I'm hoping someone can help me find a code for an endoscopic evacuation of a intracerebral hemorrhage followed by a EVD. I considered 61154 with 61260 but it doesn't seem appropriate since the hemorrhage is intracerebral and not subdural. Thanks for your help
 

fwnewbie

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I have no experience in this but the procedure would start with a burr hole and 61156 is for aspiration of hematoma so I'd start with that and add the 61260 for the endoscopic placement of the shunt.
What does the Hive Mind here say? Hello all you experienced folks - are we close?

ETA: This doesn't feel right - the 61260 has specific codes it can be used with and the 61156 isn't listed.
 
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