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Anesthesia Coding Alert

Reader Question:
‘Unlisted’ Is Your Option for Anesthesia During Nasogastric Tube Placement

Question: I bill for a children’s hospital and a small child was brought to the OR and anesthetized to place a nasogastric tube. What is the most appropriate anesthesia code for CPT® code 43752? South Dakota Subscriber Answer: Unfortunately, code 43752 (Naso- or oro-gastric tube placement, requiring physician’s skill and fluoroscopic guidance (includes fluoroscopy, image documentation and report)) does not [...]

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