US Guided Thoracentesis
I have a scenario where US guidance was used to perform a thoracentesis on a patient at the bedside. Since this was a portable US machine, no hard copy image was saved. Is it still appropriate to report code 32555 with imaging guidance, or should this be downgraded to 32554 without imaging guidance?
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