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Otolaryngology Coding Alert

Procedure Coding:
Opt for 1 of 3 Coding Choices on Earwax Removal

Here’s who CPT® designed the new 69209 code for. A patient reports to the otolaryngologist with cerumen (earwax). The provider removes the earwax and sends the patient home. Coding for this service is simple, right? Not so fast: There are a trio of coding possibilities when your provider performs cerumen extraction. The code you choose will depend on the specifics [...]