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mammosite catheter removal

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    I am attempting to find the correct procedure code for the removal of a mammosite catheter from the breast. We have been using unlisted procedure 77799. But I am not sure if this is the correct code?
    Thanks,

    Gena Alexander-Fortune, CPC, CGSC

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    We are faced with the same question as well as the charge rate to use?

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    So far all I can come up with is that the removal is included in the insertion. But what if two different docs are involved? One does the insertion and one does the removal?
    Thanks,

    Gena Alexander-Fortune, CPC, CGSC

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