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Antegrade & retrograde selective brachial cath.

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    Hello here is my question:

    My doctor accessed the Brachial Artery in both antegrade & retrograde fahsion, exactly how do I code this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cfisher829 View Post
    Hello here is my question:

    My doctor accessed the Brachial Artery in both antegrade & retrograde fahsion, exactly how do I code this?

    It would be helpful to see the actual verbage used in the report. The retro access is 36120 but there is no code for a antegrade access to the brachial artery that I know of. Perhaps it was a component of a more extensive procedure?
    Danny L. Peoples
    CIRCC,CPC

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