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Diagnosis sacral nerve stimulator removal

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    What diagnosis code should I use for the removal of a sacral nerve stimulator? The same used for the initial implant or a different one?

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    Why was it removed? Was it malfunctioning or did the pt. want it out?

    Machelle Freeman- CPC

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    Patient needs to have a MRI and implant had to be removed. Also, what CPT code should be used for the removal of implant?

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    Post sacral nerve stimulator removal
    I will code this scenario as z45.49 as dx and 64595 for the removal of sacral stimulator. Hope this helps!!!

    Ritika Sinha

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    I agree with Ritika.

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