What happens when a physician converts an external drainage catheter to an internal-external drainage catheter. Is this an exchange? Is there a code that describes this?
What are the “additional artery” codes for revascularization in the femoral/ popliteal territory?
Can extremity angiography codes 75710 and 75716 be assigned for selective and non-selective imaging?
How would a G-tube placement with an extension into the jejunum at the
same session be coded?
Is there a code for the removal of a gastrostomy or other colonic tube?
What is splenoportography?
What is meant by a “port” in central venous access procedures?
Abdominal interventional radiology coding is an area that poses risks for many coders, compliance professionals, and facilities across the nation. Coders face strong undercurrents of
What is portography?
If the intent of the procedure is to place a PICC line but this cannot be done, and the catheter is advanced only into a peripheral vein can this be coded as a PICC with a -52 modifier?
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