AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2014 Issue 3; Ask the Editor

Use of Imaging Report to Confirm Catheter Placement

When coding the placement of an infusion device such as a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC line), the code assignment for the body part is based on the site in which the device ended up (end placement). For coding purposes, can imaging reports be used to determine the end placement of the device? ...

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