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Dobhoff inserted by a nurse

Date: Feb 5, 2021

Question:

When a nurse inserts a Dobhoff tube, is it appropriate to report 44500 on the technical side? I know that 43752 can't be reported when performed by a nurse, but code 44500 does not specify "requiring physician's skill".

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