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lysis of adhesion in the nasopharynx

Marta Posted Fri 09th of October, 2015 13:27:38 PM

my physician did this procedure during bilateral myringotomy with tubes he did examin nose via endoscopy and find adhesion between lateral adenoid tissue and the foss of rosenmuller extending into posterior torus how I code this procedure;

SuperCoder Answered Mon 12th of October, 2015 00:44:33 AM

Bill any of CPT 69433-50 modifier or 69436-50 modifier, as per your case. For nasal endoscopy and lysis of adhesion, there is no specific code for it. Use CPT code 31237.

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