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Drugs admi ETT

Linda Posted Tue 25th of October, 2011 21:16:23 PM

How do you code for drugs admi via ETT?

SuperCoder Answered Wed 26th of October, 2011 17:45:25 PM

The delivery of medication via endotracheal tube should not be separately coded or billed, but the charge for the medication can be billed to any payer, including Medicare. This service can also be accounted for through appropriate E/M level assignment, assuming proper documentation is present.

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