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Pediatric Coding Alert

Procedure Coding:
Make Incision Decision Before Choosing FBR Code

These encounters could be FBRs, E/Ms … or both. Coding for foreign body removals (FBRs) sounds so simple: the pediatrician removes the FB, and you choose the correct code for the procedure. Not so fast: When your pediatrician performs FBR, encounter specifics will have to stand up to certain CPT® stipulations before you can decide on a code. Also, you’ll [...]