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Drain placement/removal

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    I work for a Bariatric surgeon who place's and removes Jackson-Pratt drainage tubes. I don't know the correct code for the placement and removal.
    we just started this practice, and I have not had to use these codes before.
    Does anyone know how to code this?
    Thanks to anyone who can help.

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    they are included in the sx package.
    adrianne, cpc

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    Hi flmoore5, your msg regarding Drain placement/removal is from 2007, have you find the code? I code anesthesia and can't find the appropiate surgical code.

    Thanks,
    Erika.

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