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Diagnosis - Chronic IV drug infusion?

  1. Smile Diagnosis - Chronic IV drug infusion?
    Medical Coding Books
    Physician has performed insertion of MRI port (CPT- 36571).
    Preoperative & Postoperative Diagnosisis : Chronic IV drug infusion.

    I cant find this ICD diagnosis code. Please help.

    Thanks & Regards
    Neha Bhatnagar, CPC, CPC-H

  2. Default IV Infusion
    The best thing to do would be to clarify with the physicain as to why he ordered the infusion. There has to be a reason for it. Ask for additional signs/symptoms and if there is a diagnosis such as cancer or some type of home health antibiotic therapy the patient is having.

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