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removal of picc line

sayachith

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can I use a code 36589 for removal of picc line? Is picc line the same as tunneled cvc? would a non-tunneled be called picc line also? Help. I am confused. thanx.
 

jdrueppel

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Yes there are tunneled and non tunneled PICC lines. If this is a tunneled PICC line then CPT 36589 is appropriate code. Removal of a NON tunneled PICC is inclusive of the E&M service.

Julie, CPC
 
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