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Using the coding techniques described in this chapter, carefully read through the case study and determine the most accurate CPT code(s) and HCPCS code(s) and modifier(s), if appropriate. Answer each question as it guides you through the coding process.

 

 

Dr. Quinn ordered a catheter aspiration with fiberscope of Stephan's tracheobronchial tree. The procedure was performed at Stephan's bedside in his hospital room. The patient received 15 minutes of conscious sedation. Stephan is a 34-year-old male.

 

 

NOTE: The CPT Changes: An Insider's View; CPT Assistant and Clinical Examples are not considered symbols or notations for this exercise.

 

What is the principal procedure code?

 


 

What is the second procedure code?

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