Question:

What codes would we report for interventions in the central segment of the dialysis circuit?

Answer:

Interventions in the central segment of the dialysis circuit are reported with add-on codes 36907 and 36908 plus a primary code from 36901–36906. Report code 36907 when one or more central vein angioplasties are performed through the dialysis circuit. Report code 36908 when central vein stent placement is performed through the dialysis circuit. Code 36908 includes any angioplasties performed in the central veins at the same session as stent placement. Both 36907 and 36098 must be reported in addition to either the diagnostic fistulagram code 36901 or one of the other dialysis circuit therapeutic intervention codes 36902–36906.

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