36590 with Hematoma Removal

June 12, 2017

Question:

Would you report codes 36590 and 10140 for this? "Patient with port has a growing hematoma. Decision was made to remove the port because of the small number of chemotherapy sessions prior to anticipated transplant. Pocket was opened, and port and catheter were removed. Extensive chronic hematoma/clot was manually removed from the port pocket. Pocket flushed and packed with Gelfoam."

Question ID: 9470
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