AMA CPT® Assistant - 2012 Issue 1 (January)

Surgery: Respiratory System (Q&A) (January 2012)

January 2012 page 13 Surgery: Respiratory System Question: What is the appropriate CPT code to report when a physician removes a bead (that he was able to visualize with his nasal speculum) from a child's nose using forceps (without local or general anesthesia)? Answer: Report code 30300, Removal foreign body, intranasal; office type procedure, for physician removal of a foreign body from the inside the nasal cavity in the office. Surgery: Respiratory System (Q&A) (January 2012). CPT® Assistant. 2012; January 2012 page 13 ...

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