2 separate codes.
Diagnostic Bronchoscopy 31622
Beckie Walden, CPC
Certified BLS Instructor-Trainer
Iowa Heart Center, P.C.
5880 University Ave
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266
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Sent: Wednesday, August 31, 2005 10:28 PM
Subject: [CRN-L] Bronchoscopy and Mediastinoscopy coding
Can anyone help me with coding a flexible bronchoscopy where no
endobronchial lesions were found. Then there was a 2" incision made above the sternal
notch and the mediastinal scope was passed and a biopsy done on several nodes.
Question is if there is a combined code or if there would be two separate
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