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    Default Arteriovenous Fistula

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    ok- I have been coding this for years, but this morning I am second guessing myself for some reason. I just need some reinforcement.
    Creation of a brachio-cephalic arteriovenous fistula for hemodialysis. What is the correct code for that?

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    now you have me second guessing but I believe it is 36821

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    Default A-V fistula

    I don't have my CPT book at home with me but I do believe that is the correct code.


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    GREAT!!! That's what I've been using. Just needed a little reinforcement.
    Thank you.

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    It most definitely is 36821!!!

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