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4 Tips Validate How You Report Vent Tubes Removals

Here’s what to do when the ENT is doing a membrane repair, too. When you’re reporting a vent tube removal, you need to tread carefully, because it’s easy to make mistakes like counting the tube as a foreign body or apply modifier 52 when the physician does not use general anesthesia in the OR. Perfect how you report these procedures [...]