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    Default Fiberoptic Intubation - Is there a separate procedure

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    Is there a separate procedure code to use when billing for Fiberoptic Intubation? Thanks in advance!!
    Last edited by ank3t; 10-04-2016 at 06:43 AM.

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    Lincoln, NE


    There is no separate code for fiberoptic intubation. We bill the -22 modifier when awake fiberoptic intubation is utilized and send documentation. Of course, this is not paid by Medicare and/or Medicaid.

    Julie, CPC

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    please see code 31575.

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