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suctioning tracheostomy

ggparker14

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ER physician suctions patient's tracheostomy. Is this included in the E/M?

Thanks for any help.
 

Mojo

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Yes.

Trach care and suctioning are usually nursing and/or respiratory functions and can be used to assign levels on the facility side.
 
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