Don't have a TCI SuperCoder account yet? Become a Member >>

Otolaryngology Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:
When in Doubt, Check Code’s Clinical Responsibility

Question: My physician is suggesting that we report code 30117 for the removal of a nasopharyngeal mass using scope and biting forceps. I do not believe this code is correct, but cannot come up with a better alternative outside of an unlisted code. How should we report this service? Florida Subscriber Answer: The confusion here seems to lie within the [...]