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    Pt is a 56 yr male undergoing procedure to remove and replace an infected port CPT 43888.

    Dx was listed by dr as 996.60 to which Medicare states linkage does not match the LWRP/LCD database I cannot for the life of me determine the the correct Dx to get through the edits

    Can anybody help?


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    What type of port is it, where is it located and what is it used for?
    Last edited by TonyaMichelle; 12-07-2011 at 11:57 AM.

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