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  1. #1
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    Apr 2007
    Marville, Illinois

    Question Multiple stents, one vessel

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    37205 for first vessel
    37206 for each additional vessel
    doc is adding 3 additional stents but all in one vessel. he wants 37205 x 1 with 37206 x 3. if i am interpretting this correctly additional stents is not the same as additonal vessels. thoughts?

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    Which vessel? lower ext vessel do not use 37205/37206.

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    Apr 2007
    Salt Lake City


    if you stay in the same vessel you can only code one stent now matter how many he puts in that vessel.
    Jenifer McPolin CPC, CPMA, RCC

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