Other Procedures on the Palate or Uvula CPT® Code range 42299- 42299

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Palate and Uvula 42299-42299 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 42299- 42299
Other Procedures on the Palate or Uvula
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