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Procedure Details Guide Coding for TEE

Question: How can we code transesophageal echo procedures? Is there a separate code for placement of echo probe? Ohio Subscriber Answer: The correct code for TEE (transesophageal echocardiography) depends on the procedural component that your physician performs. Look at the following two codes: 93313, Echocardiography, transesophageal, real-time with image documentation (2D) (with or without M-mode recording); placement of transesophageal probe only 93312, [...]

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