AAPC - Back to school
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: peritoneal dialysis catheter study

  1. #1

    Default peritoneal dialysis catheter study

    AAPC: Back to School
    Does anyone know a cpt code (other than just fluoro) that can be charged if the Doc inserts guidewire and contrast into the catheter to make sure it's working properly.

    Traci Wilson

  2. #2


    49400: Injection of air or contrast into peritoneal cavity (separate procedure) (74190)

    does this sound like what your phys. did?

Similar Threads

  1. conversion of temporary dialysis catheter to tunneled dialysis catheter
    By sawilliams in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 10-07-2015, 11:54 AM
  2. coding for peritoneal dialysis exchange
    By apelfree@tds.net in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 05-08-2014, 08:28 AM
  3. peritoneal dialysis catheter
    By prabha in forum Interventional Radiology
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 06-12-2012, 02:24 PM
  4. Claim for peritoneal dialysis denial
    By debiwill in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 07-29-2011, 02:35 PM
  5. Peritoneal Dialysis
    By asnelling in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 05-04-2010, 01:24 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.