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Repair or not?

Date: Jan 24, 2023


Our doctors inserted a Perclose device and are charging 35226. Is this correct? Here is the note for this portion: At the right groin level, we then removed the previous sheath after rewiring it. There was an existing Perclose, and this provided some hemostasis. We added a 2nd Perclose, this gave excellent hemostasis with a good distal pulse. We applied pressure on the right groin for several minutes to obtain good hemostasis.

This seems odd to me (of note, we also billed 32551, 33990 and 34716). Thank you.

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