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    An anesthesia Dr placed a PIV (peripheral intravenous vein cannulae). What CPT code would i use for this? 36569??

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    Lincoln, NE


    Look at 36400-36410 depending on location and age of patient. The codes 36555-36598 are for CENTRAL venous access.

    Julie, CPC

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