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Pediatric Coding Alert

Cerumen Removal:

This Payer Outlines How to Collect for New Cerumen Removal Code 69209

Plus: CCI weighs in on the issue. It’s been active for over a month now, but new code 69209 (Removal impacted cerumen using irrigation/lavage, unilateral) has stymied many pediatric practices across the country. After all, you’ve been told for years that you can’t report cerumen removal that doesn’t require instrumentation—so how does this new code suddenly allow you to collect [...]