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Diagnostic and Therapeutic Dialysis Shunt Interventional Radiology Coding


Covering the big changes to coding and charging for dialysis circuit procedures, grafts, fistulas, and shunts, this webcast will walk you through the nine new codes with detailed explanations, tips, and guidelines.

Price: $270.00


Description Biographies Continuing Education

Learn Nine New Codes for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Dialysis Shunt Procedures.

Providing instruction in coding for diagnostic and therapeutic dialysis shunt procedures, this webcast provides a special focus on the completely new 2017 codes for these services.

The agenda, covered by our presenter, Jeff Majchrzak includes a review of component coding and interventional radiology coding guidelines, as well as:

  • Dialysis Circuit
    • Definitions:
      • Dialysis Circuit
      • Peripheral Dialysis Segment
      • Central Dialysis Segment
      • Peri-anastomotic Region
      • "Performed Through Dialysis Circuit"
    • CPT® Codes 36901-36906
    • Ultrasound Guidance
    • Existing Access
    • Interventional Procedures (36902-36906)
      • AV Grafts & AV Fistulae
      • Explanation of codes, what is included & what is separately reportable
    • Interventional Procedures Add-On Codes (36907-36909)
    • Open Procedures
  • AV Dialysis — 2017 Added & Deleted Codes
  • AV Dialysis Circuit Codes— Breakdown of Definitions (36901-36909) and Final Thoughts
  • Review of relevant anatomy and terms
    • What is a Fistula?
    • Hemodialysis Access
    • AV Shunt
  • Coding Examples
  • Case Studies

Note: Before participating in this session, we recommend that you attend our 2017 Basics of Interventional Radiology Coding webcast, which covers general IR coding essentials.

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