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DX's for PICC for Total Parenteral Nutrition

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    Question DX's for PICC for Total Parenteral Nutrition
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    My doctor did a PICC line for total parenteral nutrition. Can anyone help me with a diagnosis code for this?

    Thanks
    Randi


    "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...It's about learning to dance in the rain."

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    What did the physician document?

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    Procedure:
    Non-tunneled peripherally inserted central venous catheter under ultrasound guidance.

    Indication:
    Need for total parenteral nutrition



    Thanks, Randi
    Randi


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    I would have to query the physician to obtain more information for the need for the parental nutrition.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    V58.81

    Diane Huston, CPC,RCC

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    Hi,

    I too go with v58.81.
    Joseph Amalraj Antonisamy CPC-H

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    Default dx's for PICC
    Can anyone advise as to what procedure code(s) are used to bill this TPN or total parenteral nutrition? Cany you lead me to specific guidelines etc to use ? Thank you all! Su

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    Younger than 5 yrs: 36568, 76937
    Age 5 yrs or older: 36569, 76937

    36568, 36569: Insertion of peripherally inserted central venous catheter (PICC), without subcutaneous port or pump

    +76937 (add-on code) Ultrasound guidance for vascular access requiring ultrasound evaluation of potential access sites, documentation of selected vessel patency, concurrent realtime ultrasound visualization of vascular needle entry, with permanent recording and reporting

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