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nonfunctioning dialysis catheter

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    How would you code this? nonfunctioning dialysis catheter.

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    996.1 Mechanical complication of other vascular device ........ dialysis catheter surgically created.
    996.56 due to peritoneal dialysis catheter.
    Encounter code -V code for dialysis and dialysis catheter care 56.3x, if that was the reason for encounter.
    Hope this gives you some idea
    Last edited by preserene; 01-10-2011 at 06:51 PM.

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