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Removal of IV fluid Port-a-Cath

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    Long Beach, CA
    Question Removal of IV fluid Port-a-Cath
    Medical Coding Books
    Does anyone know what the ICD-9 code would be for the removal of an IV Port-a-Cath? I believe it is V58.81 but want to be sure.


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    Patti this is a great question and I wonder if you ever got an answer. I have a healthy patient who is getting hers removed. I hate to use v codes a primary dx. I wonder if anyone has a thought on this.

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