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    Anyone know CPT for Removal of IVC filter? Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by gbkinney@sbcglobal.net View Post
    Anyone know CPT for Removal of IVC filter? Thanks!
    As of 1/1/2012 we have new complete codes for IVC filter placement (37191), repositioning (37192), and removal (37193).

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    Quote Originally Posted by donnajrichmond View Post
    As of 1/1/2012 we have new complete codes for IVC filter placement (37191), repositioning (37192), and removal (37193).
    Yes Donna is exactly right. These codes have changed.
    Theresa CCS-P CPMA CCC ICDCT-CM

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    Quote Originally Posted by theresa.dix@ethc.com View Post
    Yes Donna is exactly right. These codes have changed.
    The new codes include catheter position, all imaging (ultrasound and fluoroscopy), radiological supervision and interpretation.

    Jim Pawloski, CIRCC

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Pawloski View Post
    The new codes include catheter position, all imaging (ultrasound and fluoroscopy), radiological supervision and interpretation.

    Jim Pawloski, CIRCC
    Right!
    Theresa CCS-P CPMA CCC ICDCT-CM

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    37191 Insertion of intravascular vena cava filter....

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