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Otolaryngology Coding Alert

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Avoid 92504 When Procedure Leads to Increased Services

Question: If we have an established patient present with right ear pain in addition to concerns of a foreign body and the physician performs a binocular microscopy, can I bill out 99213 with 92504? Oklahoma Subscriber Answer: You’ll find the answer to this question in the code description for 92504 (Binocular microscopy (separate diagnostic procedure)). When a service is designated [...]