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Ordering Dialysis Graft US 93990

Date: Mar 19, 2021

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I have a question about 'ordering' US 93990. Our hospital-based radiologist wants to ROUTINELY set a schedule for their cases to monitor patients and identify patients who would benefit from early fistulograms. I have read the ordering rules for diagnostic imaging, but I'm more confused now. Can the radiologist place this order? And I'm very concerned he's saying "routinely". I need to answer the IR back, but I want to make sure this is okay. Please advise.

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