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ravip3366
CPT® CODE PLEASE
Posted:
Oct 1 2012, 5:56 PM
Pt was status post MVC with C2 fractures and in ICU and has had issues with respiratory compromise and inability to protect her airway. Recommendation for percutaneous tracheostomy tube placement.

Procedure: Percutaneous tracheostomy tube placement incision made just above the suprasternal notch with the help of bronchoscope.

Can i go with 31730 - Transtracheal (percutaneous) introduction of needle wire dilator/stent or indwelling tube for oxygen therapy.

 
nmaguire
re: CPT® CODE PLEASE
Posted:
Oct 2 2012, 7:25 PM
Verify with MD

 

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