Destruction Procedures on the Nose CPT® Code range 30801- 30802

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Nose 30801-30802 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 30801- 30802
Destruction Procedures on the Nose
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30801 VS 30802. You may need to query surgeon it was done for superficial or intramural. 30930 for outfractured. Also, check any nasal lesion was destruction or excision, then 30117 is reportable with... [ Read More ]
You cannot code 30117 with a 50 modifier per the medicare fee database. So the second side needs to be coded with an XS and I would include RT and LT for each side. Are you sure that a submucous turbi... [ Read More ]
They are not bundled and if both are performed, they can both be coded and billed. But a turbinate fracture cannot be coded and billed with another turbinate code such as 30801, 30802, 30130 or 30140.... [ Read More ]
30999 is used if the doctor is remodeling the upper nasal valve 30117 is used for the destruction/ablation of the septal swell bodies. If swell bodies on the other side are also destroyed, code it 30... [ Read More ]
[b]Septo and CoblationTurbs[/b] You have enough for 30801. I find that the doctors are often doing a submucosal reduction of the turbs with the radiofrequency. But in order to code and bill 30802, ... [ Read More ]
My doubts : "cpt code 30930 and right under it in parentheses, it states that 30802 should not be billed." Quote - Hudsondna. I am not an ENT coder. I just wanted to learn. Page 52 the CPT CODE 30930 ... [ Read More ]
[b]Submucosal diathermy inferior turbinates[/b] Please help. The doc is calling this "bilateral submucosal diathermy inferior turbinates" in the description of the procedure at the top of the dictati... [ Read More ]
The difference with the two codes do not pertain to unilateral or bilateral,30801 is for superficial and 30802 is for intramural. But to answer the original question, No 30802 cannot be billed bilater... [ Read More ]
If I remember correctly the description is identical up to the ; So I believe that code 30802 would be unilateral or bilateral as is code 30801. Hope this helps.... [ Read More ]
Can 30802 be billed bilaterally. 30801 says unilateral or bilateral. Does this apply for 30802 also? It only reads intramural.... [ Read More ]