There is a well-established body of reimbursement codes for retrievable IVC filters and central venous catheters in the US:
1. 2013 Medicare Ambulatory Surgery Center Fee Schedule
2. 2013 Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) Fee Schedule
3. 2013 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
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