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    Default Replacement of Driveline

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    I have a case for a replacement of a percutaneous driveline for a ventricular assist device. I am not finding a CPT that matches. Has anyone out there ever coded this procedure? I have emailed the STS but no luck as of yet. If anyone could help it would greatly be appreciated. Just think i am missing something so obvious, need a fresh mind to review.

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    I've never had to code for just replacing the driveline, I almost think this is an unlisted code. You said you emailed the STS, did you use the new help desk feature they have on their website now?


    I've had luck with the new help desk.

    Lisi, CPC

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