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New code 36147/36148?

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    Hello Coders:

    I NEED ASSISTANCE ON THESE NEW CODES. HERE IS MY QUESTION- ONE CATHETER/NEEDLE IS INSERTED IN THE VENOUS END TO SHOOT DYE INTO THE FISTULA AND THEN A SECOND NEEDLE/CATHETER IS INSERTED IN THE ARTERIAL END TO SHOT DYE BACK INTO THE FISTULA. WHAT IS THE CORRECT CODES(S).

    THANK YOU.

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    You are to use the 36148 for additional access for therapeutic intervention only ie: PTA/stent. Not to be used for additional radiological evaluation.

    Hope this helps !

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