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    "A 21-gauge needle was advanced into the right common femoral vein using ultrasound guidance and a 5-French vascular sheath was placed for infusion of blood products and crystalloid"

    Can anyone get me the procedure code for the above procedure.This was done during a splenic artery angiography(access-right commomn femoral artery)
    Prabha CPC

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    I was looking at 36000 (Introduction of needle or intracatheter, vein)

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    Quote Originally Posted by prabha View Post
    "A 21-gauge needle was advanced into the right common femoral vein using ultrasound guidance and a 5-French vascular sheath was placed for infusion of blood products and crystalloid"

    Can anyone get me the procedure code for the above procedure.This was done during a splenic artery angiography(access-right commomn femoral artery)
    Hello mindy can we also code 76937 with 36000 for the above procedure
    Please confirm.

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    76937 if an US image was captured and saved, I would go with 76942 if it wasn't.

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