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Old 06-17-2011, 10:08 AM
mjb5019 mjb5019 is offline
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Default post procedure status code for IVC filter

Is there a post procedural V code for IVC filter similar to the V45.01 pacemaker V45.51 contraceptive device or V45.85 insulin pump status? I am coding a preventative exam on a patient who had one placed 5 years ago
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Is there a post procedural V code for IVC filter similar to the V45.01 pacemaker V45.51 contraceptive device or V45.85 insulin pump status? I am coding a preventative exam on a patient who had one placed 5 years ago

Never have seen a s/p ivc filter so i would use V45.89 which is status post procedure NEC
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