49082 CPT CODE, Paracentesis CPT Codes

Paracentesis CPT Codes

Are you looking for the CPT codes for Paracentesis? Underneath the description of CPT 49082, CPT 49083 & CPT 49084.

CPT Codes For Paracentesis

Abdominal parcentesis is a procedure that is performed in the abdomen cavity with the aim to remove abnormal fluid. There are currently three CPT codes that can be used to report this procedure.

49082 CPT Code

Abdominal paracentesis (diagnostic or therapeutic); without imaging guidance.

49083 CPT Code

Abdominal paracentesis (diagnostic or therapeutic); with imaging guidance.

49084 CPT Code

Peritoneal lavage, including imaging guidance, when performed.

Report CPT 49084 only for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes to view if there is any intra abdominal bleeding.

Deleted Codes

The CPT codes for parancentesis are changed in 2013. The following codes were removed and replaced.

49080 CPT Code (DELETED)

Peritoneocentesis, abdominal paracentesis, or peritoneal lavage (diagnostic or therapeutic); initial

49081 CPT Code (DELETED)

Peritoneocentesis, abdominal paracentesis, or peritoneal lavage (diagnostic or therapeutic); subsequent.

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