Results 1 to 3 of 3

Femoral Arterial Line Placement

  1. Default Femoral Arterial Line Placement
    Exam Training Packages
    Hello,
    Can someone tell me what code I should use for Femoral Line Placement? I was not sure if I should use 36245 or another code. Thanks!

  2. #2
    Default
    Letisha,

    The codes for arterial line placement are 36620 or 36625 depending on the technique used.

    36620 Arterial catheterization or cannulation for sampling, monitoring or transfusion; percutaneous
    OR
    36625 Arterial catheterization or cannulation for sampling, monitoring or transfusion; cutdown

    Julie, CPC

  3. Default Reply
    Thank so much!

Similar Threads

  1. CPT for Arterial line placement (radial)
    By asasands in forum General Surgery
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 06-13-2014, 12:23 PM
  2. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11-20-2013, 04:19 PM
  3. femoral arterial and venous sheath placement
    By lclemen in forum Interventional Radiology
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 10-17-2013, 03:16 PM
  4. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 06-11-2012, 11:06 AM
  5. Arterial line vs. IV?
    By buckeye56 in forum Emergency Department
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-23-2011, 09:42 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?

Login

Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.