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    My doctor removed a trach tube in the office. He said to bill for Trachea Decannulation.

    I found codes for insertion but, I cannot find a code to remove the trach. Any help would be appreciated!

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    Apr 2007
    North Carolina


    The removal is included in the E/M.

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    It would be and E&M code.

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