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Can 99291-25 be billed?

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    Patient gets drunk, swallows something. Patient can't breath. Pulmonologist does critical care and gets the patient stabelized. After the patient is stabelized, doc performs brochoscopy (31622) to remove F/B. Does the crital care code need a -25 modifier? Thanks for your suggestions.

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    Review your guidelines on use of modifier -25. If the documentation supports a significiant, separately reportable E/M service then modifier -25 is the way to go.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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    Thanks, I will !!

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