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    Can we charge for removal of mediport, if the doctor placed the mediport originally?

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    we use 36590

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    I know the code just did not know if it could be charged for removal, if the same doctor placed it?

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    Milwaukee WI

    Default Going to the OR

    If you have to take the patient to the OR to remove, you may code. Don't forget your modifier (if still in global for first surgery).

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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