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Thread: Diagnosis for chest xray for PICC placement

  1. #1
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    Apr 2007
    Cadillac Michigan

    Question Diagnosis for chest xray for PICC placement

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    Help, what diagnosis do you use to code for a chest xray performed to be sure the picc line is in the correct location?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Louisville, KY


    Probably V58.81, since the purpose of the exam is placement and/or adjustment of the cath.
    Kevin B. Shields, RHIT, CPCO, CCS, CPC, COC, CCS-P, CPC-P, CPC-I

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    Apr 2007


    I agree; V58.81

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