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CPT code for Exam under Anesthesia

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    Does anyone know of a code for removal of a drain under Anesthesia for a drain left in following a surgical procedure?

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    I feel like going for 15851 or 15852 becaus eI feel that it is more like suture removal
    Code for dressing change under anesthesia would not apply .
    But the anesthesia codes are only for procedures on the abdominal wall.

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    Give me the anatomical site of the procedure performed?

    Nalini CPC

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    Sorry, this was for an abdominal drain

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    Yes you can 00400-3 Base units for abdominal procedure and also check the procedure timing...

    Nalini CPC

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