Thrombectomy in the Dialysis Circuit

October 5, 2017

If thrombectomy is performed once in the peripheral segment and once in the central segment of the dialysis circuit, can code 36904 be reported twice?

Code 36904 is reported once, no matter how many times thrombectomy is performed in the peripheral and/or central segment.

*This response is based on the best information available as of 10/05/17.


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