Question CAN 31535 and 31500 be billed together?

wynonna

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Done in OR:

Awake fiberoptic intubation
Tracheostomy Emergency
Direct laryngoscopy and biopsy
General Anesthesia

CPT codes please?
 

b.cobuzzi

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31500 and 31535 (laryngoscopy with biopsy) are not bundled. So, they can be billed together

Had no biopsy been taken, 31525 is bundled with 31500, so then the laryngoscopy which is just for diagnostic reasons cannot be billed with emergency intubation
 
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