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Compare Involved Ear Debridement to These Codes
Published on Mon Mar 11, 2013
Question: My doctor had a question about coding for in-office ear debridement due to ear infections or large amounts of wax. He wants to upcode these services because of the work involved. What should I code for this?
Answer: Unfortunately, the external ear canal debridement codes are limited to debridement of the mastoidectomy cavity, [...]
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