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    I work for a Neurosurgical practice and need some help. One of my doctors took out a rickham resevoir...can I charge for that? if so, what code??

    Thanks for any help!

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    Default rickham resevoir

    ICD procedure code: 02.43- removal ventricular shunt.
    CPT: 62256- removal complete cerebrospinal fluid shunt system, without replacement. Or if peritoneal end only: ICD 54.95 incision peritoneum & 97.82 removal peritoneal drainage device. CPT: 49429 removal peritoneal-venous shunt.

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