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CPT 31624, BAL lavage

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    Default CPT 31624, BAL lavage
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    Confused on this one.

    Inpatient visist: When a Intensivist does a procedure of BAL Lavage and it's done on both lungs.

    Is this report twice with CPT 31624. Or do I just report this once.

    Confused, I'm not finding any clear cut answer out there.

    Is this consider a bilateral procedure CPT 31624???????

    Thank You

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    Milwaukee WI
    Default CCI edits
    Per Encoder Pro CCI edits -50 modifier is NOT allowed with 31624

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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