CPT® 31605, Under Incision Procedures on the Trachea and Bronchi

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 31605 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Incision Procedures on the Trachea and Bronchi.

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Summary

The provider performs tracheostomy, in which the provider makes an incision to expose the trachea, which is the windpipe, and create an opening in it. This code represents an emergency procedure with an incision into the cricothyroid membrane.

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