AMA CPT® Assistant - 2003 Issue 3 (March)

Auditory System / Surgery (March 2003)

March 2003 page 21b Coding Consultation:Questions and Answers Auditory System/ Surgery, 69610 (Q&A) Question Please advise on whether code 69610 is considered to be a unilateral or a bilateral procedure code? AMA Comment From a CPT coding perspective, code 69610, Tympanic membrane repair, with or without site preparation or perforation for closure, with or without patch, is considered a unilateral procedure code. If it is done bilaterally, modifier '-50,' Bilateral procedure, should be appended to code 69610. Auditory System / Surgery (March 2003). CPT® Assistant. 2003; March 2003 page 21b ...

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