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    Wink Stent removal??

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    Our doctor did a stent removal in our office. What diagnosis code is there for " stent removal " ?


    99213-25 DX 1. 719.41
    17000 2. 702.0

    Thanks in advance
    Last edited by MsMaddy; 10-07-2009 at 12:37 PM.

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    Apr 2007
    Albany, New York


    Where was the stent removed from?
    Karen Maloney, CPC
    Data Quality Specialist

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    Look into foreign body removal if this was done intravascularly. (37203)

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    Quote Originally Posted by magnolia1 View Post
    where was the stent removed from?
    the pt has a gallbladder removal at the hosp, and this was a follow up visit. So the doctor removed the stent. I'm still waiting for dictation to be completed.


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