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Dasika Posted Thu 06th of April, 2017 18:34:46 PM
Need help with the following Procedure Dx - Thyroid Goitre / Negative for Malignancy Flexible Bronchoscopy with airway inspection and EBUS guided TBNA of a Sub-Sternal Mediastinal Mass located posterior right to Thoracic trachea. I am thinking of code 31652---- NorthCarolina Subscriber
SuperCoder Answered Fri 07th of April, 2017 03:39:53 AM

Greetings from!


Thanks for your question. Yes you are correct. You may report code 31652 (Bronchoscopy, rigid or flexible, including fluoroscopic guidance, when performed; with endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) guided transtracheal and/or transbronchial sampling (eg, aspiration[s]/biopsy[ies]), one or two mediastinal and/or hilar lymph node stations or structures).


This code covers - Flexible Bronchoscopy, EBUS, and TBNA.


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