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    Default Removal Suprapubic Indwelling Catheter

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    Looking for help coding the permanent removal of a suprapubic indwelling bladder catheter.

    I can find the code for insertion of this type of catheter, but nothing on the removal. Would my only option be the 53899 for Unlisted procedure, urinary system?

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    Are you doing this in the office with a visit? It would be included in the E/M.

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    This was done in the OR.

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