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    Looking for a Dx code :for restored renal function. Physician is ligating AV fistula What Dx code would one use looking in the V codes , what about

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    was the procedure done already?

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    no, I code for an ASC, physician order has come thru for procedure ligation of AV fistula, searching for a dx

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    I would code the fistula with the procedure that is to be done, (AV = arteriovenous 447.0) you shouldn't need a V code for that
    Last edited by carrieestes; 07-31-2009 at 04:08 PM.

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