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The CPT Code 32556 is the code used for Surgery / respiratory system. The general guidance for this code is that it is used for removal of fluid from chest cavity with insertion of indwelling catheter, accessed through the skin. Below you will find cost information associated with this procedure based upon the a set of publicly available data which details all doctors who billed Medicare for this code. These costs are a guideline of what you may be charged for this particular CPT code, but of course your results may vary.


Major Category Description: Surgery
Minor Category Description: respiratory system
CPT Code: 32556
Description: Removal of fluid from chest cavity with insertion of indwelling catheter, accessed through the skin
YearRecordsUnique ProvidersMinimum CostAverage CostMaximum Cost
2014107244$101.00$676.73$2,349.00

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