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Outpatient Facility Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:
When in Doubt, Use Clinical Responsibility as a Reference

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? Texas Subscriber Answer: The confusion here seems to lie within the [...]