Other Procedures on the Larynx CPT® Code range 31599- 31599

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Larynx 31599-31599 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 31599- 31599
Other Procedures on the Larynx
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I think that your only option is unlisted 31599. I would equate it to Laryngoscopy with biopsy, 31535.... [ Read More ]
And I would equate 31599 to 31570 in box 19 for pricing of 31599 since the injection is a larygnoscopic assisted injection in the larynx, just further down, below the vocal cords.... [ Read More ]
Subglottic area is below vocal cords. The more I think about it and as you point out, I guess injection of steroids into the subglottic area should be unspecified code 31599. But I would equate 31599 ... [ Read More ]
No 31570/31571 is injection of vocal cords. I would code the 31599 injection larynx direct laryngoscopy.... [ Read More ]
Hi, Steroid injection was done for subglottis stenosis via direct laryngoscopy. Been reading the correct CPT code is 31570 or 31571. (injection into the vocal cords) Can someone explain why we woul... [ Read More ]
Is a steroid injection into the subglottic stenosis coded with 31599 or 31570/31571? If it is coded with 31570/31571 could you explain why? CPT 31570 is injection into the vocal cord(s) Thank you f... [ Read More ]
As I'm sure you know, it's very hard to come up with CPT codes when you don't have an operative report yet, but just given what you have here, I don't believe there is a code specifically for this typ... [ Read More ]
[QUOTE="b.cobuzzi, post: 468340, member: 12103"] This was not 31574. 31574 is a scope that goes through the nose and down the nasopharynx, down to the vocal cords. General anesthesia/sedation is NOT u... [ Read More ]
[QUOTE="b.cobuzzi, post: 477062, member: 12103"] A cyst is a lesion, it is a benign lesion. I would not use 31572 because that is a flexible laryngoscope that is put through the nose. In this case a d... [ Read More ]