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    Is there a code or should we be using E&M code?


    Vicky K

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    should include in E/M if the patient has already established fistula. Otherwise no code. If it is new trach w/o established fistula then bill 31502 Tracheotomy tube change prior to establishment of fistula tract.
    Rachell Lindley, CPC
    Multispecialty Clinic Coding
    Internal Medicine
    General Surgery
    Family Medicine

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