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Primary Care Coding Alert

Procedure Coding:
Take These Steps, Code Cerumen Removal With Ease

Hint: Procedures, providers, and Dx are key. Cerumen, or earwax as it is more commonly known, is a secretion that occurs in the auditory canal, where it protects, lubricates, and cleans the skin. Occasionally, the ear produces too much of the fluid. When that happens to a patient, your provider may be called upon to remove it. “Cerumen removal is [...]