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Are there any new ultrasound CPT codes for 2013?
Posted: Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Joined: 10/28/2011
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Yes, CPT 2013includes new codes for chest drainage procedures:

Code 32554 (Thoracentesis, needle or catheter, aspiration of thepleural space; without imaging guidance) 

Code 32555 (Thoracentesis, needle or catheter, aspiration ofthe pleural space; with imaging guidance)
Code 32556(Pleural drainage, percutaneous, with insertion of indwelling catheter; withoutimaging guidance)
Code 32557 (Pleural drainage, percutaneous, with insertion of indwellingcatheter; with imaging guidance)




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