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Multiple Bronchial Lavages

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    Medical Coding Books
    Can I bill multiple 31624's if MD does a lavage on different LOBES of the lung??? I am getting denied even with approprate modifiers used. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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    Loma Linda
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    It is my understanding that you can only bill the BAL once. I know CodeCorrect and Encoder Pro state otherwise. I battled this for a while and now I stick with just billing it once.

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