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    I have the following report with me.Picc line was placed in this patient 3 days before the following procedure.Can we use 36593 as the CPT?

    "Under sterile technique an .018 wire was inserted through the
    existing right-sided PICC catheter. It was then flushed with


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    If a thrombolytic agent was used to dissolve the clot, then yes that would be the appropriate code.

    Hope this helps!

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