AMA CPT® Assistant - 2005 Issue 3 (March)

Auditory System/Surgery (March 2005)

March 2005 page 17a Coding Consultation:Questions and Answers Auditory System/Surgery, 69424 (Q&A) Question Would it be appropriate to report code 69424, Ventilating tube removal requiring general anesthesia, if the tube is removed by the physician who originally placed it? AMA Comment Yes. Code 69424 is intended to describe the tube removal regardless of whether the tube was originally placed by the same physician or another physician. Auditory System/Surgery (March 2005). CPT® Assistant. 2005; March 2005 page 17a ...

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