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Opening a Blocked Milk Duct

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    Question Opening a Blocked Milk Duct
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    One of our OB physicians opened a block milk duct, under sterile conditions, with a sterile needle and emptied the duct via vigorus massage. He's looking for a procedure code, not an E/M. I don't see any documentation of aspiration so I have ruled out FNA. Any other suggestions? TIA

    Deborah Hughes, BSN, CPC

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    The only thing I can come up with is 19499......
    Karen Maloney, CPC
    Data Quality Specialist

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    That is what I can come up with too. Remember to send notes.

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