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pvd of carotid arteries

  1. Default pvd of carotid arteries
    Medical Coding Books

    Does anyone know CMS guidelines regarding
    coding PVD in relation to carotid arteries?
    Are you allowed to use PVD for this?
    Thank you Kindly in advance


  2. Default Carotid arteries
    I know about it but what exactly do you need to know? 433.10 is carotid artery stenosis. PVD is 443.9 that is used for leg pain (claudication)

  3. Default pvd
    What I need to know is can PVD be used to code for the carotid arteries
    Thank you Kindly

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    If it's a medicare pt. check the LCDs of your carrier

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