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Femoral Arterial Line Placement

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    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!

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

    Julie, CPC

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    Thank so much!

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