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  1. Default Altepase
    Medical Coding Books
    What CPT code would you use to report the use of Altepase medication instilled into the port to unblock a port that is clotted?

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    St.Petersburg, Fl
    36593..declotting by thromboltic agent of implanted vascular device or catheter...
    Alecia Peck CPC

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    Default MD vs RN procedure
    Would a facility charge 36593 if the procedure was performed by an RN?

  4. Default
    Yes the facility would charge it. We are a hospital based outpatient and use 36593 as long as its on an order.

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