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NG tube placement CPT

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    Is there a code for a NG tube placement while performed during surgery without the use fluoro?

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    Was it placed endoscopically? If it was then the code is 43246.
    If not maybe you could use 49440 with a modifier 52? I'm not sure.....

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    no his notes dont say endoscopilly-i was thinking modifier also

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