Thrombectomy in the Dialysis Circuit

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October 5, 2017

Question:
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?

Answer:
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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