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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!!

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    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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