AMA CPT® Assistant - 1996 Issue 3 (March)

Respiratory System, 99440 (Q&A) (March 1996)

March 1996 page 11 Coding Consultation Respiratory System, 99440 (Q&A) Question If an intubation to suction meconium is performed at the time of delivery, should I report code 99440? AMA Comment If the service involves only intubation to suction meconium, report only code 31500. Intubation alone is not considered a resuscitation. Respiratory System, 99440 (Q&A). CPT® Assistant. 1996; March 1996 page 11 ...

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