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Old 06-29-2010, 12:53 PM
Zellerdh Zellerdh is offline
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Question styloid process excision

Need help for CPT code for transoral excision of elongated styloid process (Eagle Syndrome). Would the unlisted code 21499 be best or is there something specific? Thanks to anyone who can help.
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Old 07-09-2010, 02:58 PM
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According the th AAOHNS and Zupko you are correct with the 21499 code.
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Old 07-12-2010, 08:17 AM
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Thanks so much. Noted in my CPT coding book for next time it turns up!!
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Old 11-14-2011, 07:51 AM
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Smile elongated styloid process

What were your charges for the elongated styloid process? did you include a letter with op notes ? thank you
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Old 11-14-2011, 09:17 AM
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Will have to check with your Doc to give comparable surgical procedure for cost. Definitely will need to submit op report since it is an unlised cpt.
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Old 11-14-2011, 11:20 AM
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Sorry, I only do the coding and no billing. Can't help you out on that. I do agree that a seperate letter would have to be submitted though.
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