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Know How to Code for Nasal Valve Suspension

Question: Which CPT® code should I use for nasal valve suspension? Wisconsin Subscriber Answer: You should report nasal valve suspension with 30465 (Repair of nasal vestibular stenosis [e.g., spreader grafting, lateral nasal wall reconstruction]). Code 30465 describes repair of nasal valve stenosis, a condition in which the patient’s nasal passage narrows. “Various surgical procedures for correction of nasal valve stenosis exist and most [...]