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upper extremity basilic vein transposition

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    Can anyone assist with the correct CPT and anesthesia code for an upper extremity basilic vein transposition? Patient also had a removal of a IJ PermCath due to malfunctioning as well as a new catheter tunneled and placed. The removal and placement codes would be 36590 and 36561, but I am unsure about the transposition.

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    As long as it's open I found the CPT code of 36919 with anesthesia code of 01844. I hope this helps.
    ~Kimberly Maher, CPC

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    Did you mean 36819? That's what I use.

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    Sorry! Yes I meant 36819!
    ~Kimberly Maher, CPC

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    Thank you so much.

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